Behind The Revolving Door: Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio

A conversation with Francesco Cogoni and Roberto Pirelli, first and second concierges of the Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni I wanted to find out what happens behind the rotating glass door of The Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni in Bellagio, Lake Como,… Continue Reading

Weekend Getaway to Framura, Liguria

Framura, on the Ligurian coast, sitting on the Levante Bay neighboring Cinque Terra, is a three-hour drive from Milan and the perfect place for fresh air, fresh fish and the fresh waters of the Mediterranean. Escaping the city Well, we’re… Continue Reading

Best Day trips from Milan by Car

Driving in Italy may seem daunting to many, but I can assure you it’s not that bad! People do drive fast, but they also respect the rules, except when it comes to parking. With no doubt, Italians are “creative parkers”.… Continue Reading

Skiing in Italy – Ski Resorts Near Milan

Ski Season – If you are a winter sports enthusiast, Milan is a very strategic location for weekend getaways for skiing and snowboarding in Italy. Milan is located at the base of the Alps. You can even see the majestic… Continue Reading

Orrido di Bellano – Natural Waterfall and Gorge Bellano Lake Como

One of Italy’s most beautiful natural spectacles is just 90 km from Milan. It’s called the Orrido di Bellano. A natural waterfall and gorge carved into the rocky mountainside of the pre-alps in the city of Bellano on Lake Como. It is said to be in the making… Continue Reading