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September: what’s on in Milan

September in Milan promises to be a super busy month. Plenty of events, art exhibitions and concerts take over the entire city. 1st of September Bob Sinclair, the popular DJ, will be playing at the Just Cavalli Cafè during the Italian Grand Prix. Tickets available here. From the 2nd to the 4th of September Hansel und Gretel. At the la Scala Opera House, the most prestigious theatre of the world, the Treble Voices Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro alla Scala Academy will be entertaining the audience for a 1.30 hour show. 3rd of September Italian Grand Prix 2017. In Monza…

Layover in Milan? A 20 minutes tour of the city!

Layover in Milan? Here’s what to do if you only have a few hours to spend in the city. From Malpensa Airport to Milan If you happen to be at Malpensa Airport just go to the train station and catch the first train to Milan Cadorna. It takes only 30 minutes and the train will get you to the heart of the city of Milan at a cost of € 12.00. Once at Cadorna, if you give your back to the station’s building (designed by architect Gae Aulenti) you will see right in front of you the art installation called…

The 9 (+1) best hotels in Milan

Hotels in Milan offer a diverse experience depending on your budget.  Here below is a list of our favorite hotels in Milan according to their category, from the 3 to the 5 stars. The 3 stars When it comes to choosing a budget hotel there might be the risk to end up in a sort of haunted-house-kind-of- thing…but no worries the ones listed here below are clean, comfortable and cheap! Hotel IBIS Via Finocchiaro Aprile, 2 20124, Milan Hotel Palazzo delle Stelline Corso Magenta, 61 20123, Milan 43 Station Hotel Via Fabio Filzi, 43 20124, Milan The four stars Four…

Amerigo Vespucci: the Italian ship is sailing towards America

The Amerigo Vespucci, the Italian ship that was officially launched on the 22nd of February 1931 is now sailing in the Mediterranean sea and will be soon crossing the Atlantinc ocean to achieve the coasts of North America by the summer. The ship, named after the Italian explorer and navigator, is the training ship of the Italian navy and it is considered one of the most beautiful ships still in service. In 1962 the US aircraft carrier USS Independence was sailing in the Mediterranean sea when saw the Vespucci and through light signals asked “Who are you?” . The captain…

Valentine’s day: 5 most romantic spots in Milan

Valentine’s day is not just about the restaurant you choose or the gifts you want to exchange. Valentine’s day also needs a special place where to celebrate it. If you are wondering where to spend a few hours or just the time for a stolen kiss in the city of Milan, here below there is the list of the 5 most romantic place of the city. 5.The tritons fountain in Via Andegari Amid the narrow streets just behind the fashion district there is a tiny road named via Andegari. There at the corner with via Romagnosi there is the Fontana dei…

How to choose the best Airbnb apartment in Milan

Airbnb is an excellent alternative to the hotels when it comes to find a good accommodation in Milan if you are planning to spend a couple of days in the capital of fashion. If you are looking for a small apartament to share with your friends , there are a few tips that you might want to take into consideration when selecting the apartment. Location Airbnb offers a wide range of choices in the city of Milan. If you wish to make the most out of your stay make sure to choose an apartment conveniently located in the heart of…

5 places to visit in 2017

If  in your New Year’s resolutions list appears “Travel more!” you must check the below list of the 5 places to visit in 2017: 5. Salt Lake City (USA) Its popularity grew a lot since the 2002 Winter Olympics. In the past 15 years the Utah capital has been able to continue its indisputable reputation as a ski paradise. From January to the end December the Salt Lake City’s ski and summer resorts are the right destination to experience the most of the US natural richness. The city is also the hometown of one of the most prestigious showbiz events:  the Sundance film festival (which takes place during…

Flying from New York to Milan

Flying from New York to Milan has never been easier. There are five (FIVE!) direct flights per day from the city of New York to Milan. Here’s how to get to the capital of fashion. Alitalia (AZ 1046) Alitalia flies from New York JFK (JFK) terminal 1 to Milan Malpensa (MXP), It offers business class (Magnifica), Economy comfort and coach on an Airbus A330. Delta (DL 418) Headquartered at JFK, Delta flies to Milan Mapensa (MXP) from terminal 4 with an Airbus A330 that features both business (Delta One) and economy. American Airlines (AA 198) The Texan carrier flies from JFK…

5 reasons why New Yorkers will love spending time in Milan

Find out why Milan makes New Yorkers feel at home during their stay in the city. The Statue of Liberty The 9/11 memorial The US Consulate The american food The musicals The Statue of Liberty Did you know that in Milan there is an exact same copy of the Statue of Liberty? Check this link to know where it is and why Milan has its own Statue of Liberty. The 9/11 memorial The city of Milan has dedicated a street to the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attack. It is called “Largo Vittime dell’11 settembre” (Victims of the 11th of September…