Milan the New Las Vegas of Europe

Re-development of Milan’s Expo area Milanese architect Andrea Langhi has an idea: “Let’s create Italy’s largest entertainment district” Photo above: Rendering of a potential Buddha Bar Discos, clubs, casinos, restaurants, but also museums, exhibitions and recreational activities. One location for the… Continue Reading

Carnevale in Milan (Carnival, Mardi Gras)

Next Carnevale in Milan: 17 February 2018 Carnival in Milan This year Carnevale di Milano  will be celebrated 17 February 2018 Carnival in Milan follows the Ambrosian rite and is celebrated one week after Carnival in Venice which follows the Roman rite. (Venice… Continue Reading

The Big Apple of Milan – by Michelangelo Pistoletto

Walking out of Central Station Milan from under the domineering gallery of this overwhelming building, a large spacious plaza opens to the boulevard heading into the center of town. In the plaza in front of  Central Station Milan, there is… Continue Reading

Sunny Afternoon Piazza Duomo Milan

A nice day in Piazza Duomo,  full of tourists, life and culture. Clear skies over Piazza Duomo, a perfect day to visit the rooftop terrace or do walking tour. Don’t forget the Duomo museum as well. The Duomo is the… Continue Reading

24 Hours in Milan, One day Itinerary

You’ve only got one day to visit Milan – here is a guide on how to best spend your time. You can follow this D.I.Y. tour, or book a 3 hour tour with a guide. Morning Start the day at Bar Magenta… Continue Reading

BRADFIELD by MYKITA / Damir Doma

AUTOMATIC TRANSLATION BY GOOGLE TRANSLATOR –   With a combination of modern manufacturing craft, historical forms and a building creates an optical illusion, BRADFIELD – the latest addition to the collection MYKITA / Damir Doma – port the series of patterns in… Continue Reading

Archive: Milan Expo 2015 General Information FAQ

WHAT IS EXPO MILANO 2015? Also known as the World’s Fair 2015, Expo Milano 2015 is a universal non-commercial exposition. The 2015 year the theme is Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life to promote the global debate on sustainable, safe and quality nutrition,… Continue Reading

Milan Food Walking Tour of Brera

Eat your way through Milan’s Brera neighborhood on a 3-hour food tour, led by a food-loving local guide! Learn about the city history and cuisine as you wander the atmospheric streets, and enjoy six different food stops for samples of… Continue Reading

The Last Supper – Leonardo Da Vinci Santa Maria del Grazia Church

Leonardo DaVinci’s masterpiece “The Last Supper” a.k.a. Il Cenacolo Vinciano in Milan’s center, was painted between 1494 and 1498 under the rule of Ludovico il Moro… TOURS AVAILABLE IN MILAN- BOOK ONLINE Skip the Line: Small-Group Milan Walking Tour with… Continue Reading

Milan Hotels with reasonable prices and great locations

It has happened to all of us..you see a great deal advertised for a hotel and the excitement of getting the SPECIAL DEAL overwhelms you and click!, you’ve booked  hotel room in a city far, far away. Then you get… Continue Reading

San Bernardino alle Ossa (Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa)

Being born at Halloween,  since childhood I’ve always had an unusual fondness for the dark and macabre, so when I heard about the “bone church”  San Bernardino alle Ossa  I wanted to go see it. I went on a Wednesday morning, nobody was… Continue Reading

Gory Stories of Milan – anecdotes, tragic stories, unpopular facts

Milan has secrets in every nook and corner. While you are walking around looking at the famous monuments and treasures of Italy’s  fashion capital, here are a few unusual, gory anecdotes, tragic stories and a few unpopular facts about Milan.… 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

Lazy Sunday in Milan, shopping and markets

image above: View from top floor restaurant at Hotel dei Cavaliere – open for aperitifs,  Photo by: Celia Abernethy Lazy Sunday, what to do on a lazy Sunday in Milan, Italy With the trend of American style brunch (which the… Continue Reading

Milan Central Station – Stazione Centrale Milano

Milan Central Station – Stazione Centrale Milano Trains, Shopping and a Little History High speed European trains as well as local trains come and go to Milano Centrale.  The Italian train lines go practically everywhere in Italy, there are trains to… Continue Reading

Anything Can Happen – L1F3 Submarine Emerges in Milan

An L1F3 submarine emerges from the underground canals in the center of Milan. No, not really. It was ambient marketing by the Europe Assistance Italia Insurance Company. The fin and dorsal of an L1F3 pushes through the concrete breaking the… Continue Reading

LOR Clothing – 100% Made in Italy

Via Goito 5 ,  Milano – showroom by appointment only LOR  was started by Laura  and Rosa Castelbarco, two cousins from Milan who have combined their work experience and their passion for fashion. Fabric selection, product knowledge and innovation are… Continue Reading

Cinema in English in Milan

In Milan, there are 3 cinemas that regularly show films in original language. There is also a growing number of cinemas and multisalas that are starting to offer original language films. In Milan, there are 3 cinemas that regularly show… Continue Reading

Milan Public Transportation

Metro, Busses, Trams and Airports (Linate / Malpensa / Bergamo Orio Al Serio) The Milan public transportation system is set up quite well. Most areas of the city can be reached by metro, tram, filobus or bus. Services are also… Continue Reading