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




No problem! (Living in Italy The Real Deal – Expat stories)

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Non ci sono problemi – No problem! With my right foot still on the pavement, the estate agent’s car was already pulling away. My reaction was fast: I pulled both legs inside and slammed the car door, averting an accident.… 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

2016-2017 – 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… Continue Reading




4-Day Italian Lakes Tour from Milan

Enjoy 4 days and 3 nights Italian lakes departing from Milan. You’ll have the chance to discover the most important lakes of the northern Italy: the small Lake Orta, the refined Lake Maggiore, the luxurious Lake Como, the amazing Lake Garda, the picturesque Lake Iseo.

All hotels are located in the heart of the cities, you will enjoy trips by boat on the main lakes and visits of beautiful towns such as Como, Bergamo and Verona. Breakfast is included.







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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




Ski at Madonna di Campiglio: the Dolomites from dawn to dusk

Skiing from dawn to dusk in the biggest Trentino ski area 2015 edition Saturday 21 February 2015  http://www.campigliodolomiti.it/lang/EN/eventi/dettaglio/trentinoskisunrise_-_doss_del_sabion_pinzolo,6265.html   Every year (End of February) Madonna di Campiglio: meeting with the Dolomites Dawn. On the legendary slopes of the biggest Trentino ski area, Trentino… Continue Reading