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  • At the metro station between 5th Avenue and 53rd Street in Manhattan, the closest to the MoMa, there is a new design installation that might surprise commuters and tourists alike. The walls next to the platform of the E and M train have now a new look which, has someone as already commented on social media about, looks like the one of the Milanese metro system. Why?

    Paolo Peroni January 17, 2020
  • Four weeks in February and September of back to back fashion shows and events belong to the past. The fashion weeks era is over. No more journalists, bloggers, influencers and fashion enthusiasts flying from New York to London and then Milan and Paris to be in the front rows of the major fashion shows in the most iconic buildings of the four fashion capitals of the world. The post pandemic era of the fashion industry will be extremely different and change has already begun.

    Paolo Peroni May 25, 2020
  • The calendar of events in the upcoming months here in the economic hub of Italy features a long list of tradeshows. Some of them have always been in September or October while other have moved from their original dates in Spring to the fall of 2020. Just a quick look at the list of events tells how Milan deserves the title of fashion capital of the world.

    Paolo Peroni September 8, 2020
  • The city of Milan features an impressive number of hotels. From the budget facilities to the luxurious international five star hotels. In full compliance with the rules and regulations due to the coronavirus pandemic, many hotels in the city have already resumed their operations.

    Paolo Peroni June 18, 2020
  • The countryside of Milan is an unexpected wonder on the outskirts of the capital of fashion and design. There are plenty of things to do in the surroundings of the city. From old monasteries to medieval castles, from enchanted woods to…dinosaurs. We have selected 5 places to visit just a few miles from the city centre. The Sancte Mariae abbey in Morimondo Castello Visconteo Trezzo sull’Adda Crespi d’adda Villa Visconti Borromeo Litta Prehistoric park The Sancte Mariae abbey in Morimondo The abbey in Morimondo (20 miles south of Milan) is an old monastery belonging to the Cistercian Order. Its origin…

    Paolo Peroni February 22, 2018
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The Milan City Journal

The real Italian pesto recipe

When it comes to Italian recipes, international blogs and cooking websites are not always a 100% accurate. For this reason when it comes to Italian food the best thing to do would be to double check on Italian websites, like ours. Read the original and genuine recipe for pesto, the mouthwatering sauce made of simple ingredients available along the coasts of the Peninsula

Wine regions around Milan: Franciacorta, Valtellina and Oltrepo.

If the many landmarks of Italy and Milan are for sure the main reason people travel to the Peninsula each year, the food options of Italy and its culinary culture attract each year millions of tourists. From north to south and the islands Italy offers a very rich and diverse food experience which depends on ingredients locally available. This diversity expresses itself also through the many varieties of wines available throughout the Italian territory. If Tuscany is known the world over to be the homeland of Italian wines, the regions around Milan have nothing to envy to the rest of the italian territory.

Milan and its castles. Plural.

The city of Milan is well known for its many landmarks: from the Duomo Cathedral to the Da Vinci's "Last Supper". Among the main attractions of the city there is for sure the Castello Sforzesco ( aka the Sforza Castle) which is known by many to be the only castle in Milan. However a walk along the city streets of the capital of fashion and design may hold some surprises for lovers of medieval art and architecture.

It’s October. It’s pizza month!

In America the Italians settled mostly on the east cost and in particular in the states of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachussets and Pennsylvania. This is the reason why, especially in New York, the pizza became so popular and to these days it is considered as a dish that cannot be given up.

Armani fashion show live on national TV

The king of Milan, as the Milanese use to call Giorgio Armani, has decided to show his latest collection on national television on saturday the 26th of September 2020. A choice that aims at a sort of democratization of the whole industry of fashion, as he has recently stated on the pages of the Corriere della Sera, the most popular newspaper in Italy.

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