Can you be my guide?

I am not a tour guide. In Italy one needs a special license to be a tour guide. If you’d like to hire a guide or join a group, I can find the best one for you and your budget.… Continue Reading

How long will it take?

Please try to send your request at least month before coming to Milan/Lake Como. Tickets for exhibits, museums and booking a private tour guide need advance notice. Please give me three to four business days to complete your bespoke itinerary.… Continue Reading

When is the antiques market ?

Every last Sunday of the month; Milan’s Sunday Antique Market on the canal Navilgio Grande – Mercatone dell’Antiquariato sul Naviglio Grande. Read more here: Antiques Market in Milan – Il Naviglio Grande  

Can I find Kosher restaurants in Milan?

Yes, you can find kosher in Milan! Our favorites are: Re Salomone Kosher Restaurant,  Via Sardegna, 45, 20146 Milan, Tel. 02 4694643 Denzel Kosher Burger   Via Washinton 9 20146 Milan Tel. 02 485 19326

How is public transportation in Milan?

Milan is well serviced by a metro (subway), buses, and trams. There are also many taxis which are easy to find. Tickets are €1.50 for an inner city transportation. As in any big city, always use public transportation with caution regarding… Continue Reading

Can I book a personal shopper in Milan?

Yes you can! Melanie Payge, personal stylist will go shopping with you! VIP personal shopping experience The Practical Shopping Experience Milan city shopping Group shopping tour Outlet shopping excursions Wedding gown and tuxedo shopping – Melanie has special connections at showrooms for wedding gown shopping,… Continue Reading

Where is the luxury shopping district of Milan?

The Quadrilaterale della Moda, a.k.a. The Golden Quadrilateral is  Milan’s luxury shopping district is made up of via Montenapoleone, via Borgospesso, via Della Spiga, and via Sant’ Andrea.  Metro stop Montenepoleone  (yellow line) or San Babila (red line). Even if you… Continue Reading

What is the Golden Quadrilateral?

The Quadrilaterale della Moda, Milan’s luxury shopping district is made up of via Montenapoleone, via Borgospesso, via Della Spiga, and via Sant’ Andrea.  Even if you are not a luxury shopper, it is still fabulous seeing all the creative window… Continue Reading

Where can I park in Milan?

BLUE lines. You’ll need a blue “Sosta Milano” card which you can buy in a tobacco shop or at the news stand. You scratch the month (“mese”), date (“giorno”), time in hours (“ora”) and minutes (“minuti”), and display it on your dashboard.… Continue Reading

What are the Milan airports?

There are 3 airports servicing Milan; Malpensa, Linate and Orio al Serio in Bergamo. They are all easy to get to and from Milan city center by bus or train. Linate international  is closest to the city center, Orio al… Continue Reading

When is the Milano Marathon?

The Milano Marathon is usually the month of  April. See the official website for more info

Where is San Siro Stadium?

Address: Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro) Via Piccolomini, 5 – 20151 Milano Read more about San Siro here Save the hassle of finding parking, stay at a hotel, walking distance from the stadium: Melia Milano Hotel HOW TO GET THERE… Continue Reading

Where are Ski resorts near Milan?

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. Courmayeur, on the Italian side of the Monte Bianco, … Continue Reading

Where is the Prada outlet in Milan?

Sorry to break the bad news, but there is no Prada outlet in Milan. They are out of town, about 350 km away,  near Florence. From Milan, the best outlet for Prada is at Serrvalle Designer Outlet (near Genova) , you can book a day trip… Continue Reading