The Highline Milan Rooftop of Glass Dome Gallery

You can walk on the rooftops, 250 meters above Piazza Duomo of Milan.  The Highline Milano, opened in 2015, offers a panoramic view of the city. You can see everything from the rooftop of the Duomo, to the modern skyline of… Continue Reading

2020 LGBT Travel & Tourism Convention in Milan 

(Milan, Nov 2017) Travel news, Milan – as reported by TTGItalia: Milan has proposed itself as a candidate to host the 2020 convention of the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (Iglta),  an association based in the USA which has… Continue Reading

Milan Hotels on Travel Editor’s Hot Lists

These Milan hotels were named in top travel and design magazines All the top magazines have an annual “hot-list” for each category; Best Tours, Best Restaurants, Best Hotels etc… Here is a round-up of the travel hot-lists which feature selected… Continue Reading

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

Visit Milan in 30 Seconds

Get to Know Milan in 30 seconds Milan is a large city but the architectural jewels are in the center of town and if you are short on time, you can see Milan in a day. Milan is a very ‘walkable’… Continue Reading

Night Skiing in Madonna di Campiglio, Italy

On the slope of Canalone Miramonti, the slope of  the Men’s World Cup Champions, YOU can ski at night! New at the “starting gate” of the Canalone Miramonti in Madonna di Campiglio, Italy. From January 19, every Thursday until mid-March, you… 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

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

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

Skip the Line: Entrance Ticket to Leonardo Da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” in Milan

Fill your day with art, and see Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” in Milan with a skip-the-line ticket. The biblical scene painting has become one of the world’s most famous pieces of art. So skip past the long lines of people waiting to see it, and head straight inside for an up-close look at the masterpiece itself. From a knowledgeable guide, learn about Leonardo and the Renaissance, and take in the splendor of its setting, a Dominican convent near the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Church of Santa Maria dell Grazie.

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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

Nomadic Landscape – Tino Sana Museum Foundation &Wood Group of Confederation of Italian Industry

Tino Sana Museum Foundation and Wood Group of Confederation of Italian Industry Bergamo show the exhibition “Nomadic Landscape” Ex Ateneo • Piazza Reginaldo Giuliani • Città Alta di Bergamo 5 – 20 September 2015, from 10 am to 11 pm On the… 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