Just outside Milan – Varese and Sacro Monte

JUST OUTSIDE MILAN – A DAY TRIP TO VARESE AND SACRO MONTE Just outside Milan, less than one hour by train, there are several beautiful cities full of amenities and worth a day trip. Varese, the so-called “city of gardens”, is definitely one of them. And Sacro Monte is a not-to-be-missed destination that will surprise […]

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  • 11 Febbraio 2022
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The day we met Rick Steves

WHAT A DAY, THE DAY WE MET RICK STEVES! What a day, the day we met Rick Steves! A few months before the awful pandemic took hold, we had the privilege to accompany Rick Steves, the world famous travel writer, in a tour of the best restaurants in Milan. It was a hot day of […]

Your favorite tour guides in Milan got vaccinated!

YOUR FAVORITE TOUR GUIDES IN MILAN GOT VACCINATED! We got vaccinated! Yes, your favorite tour guides in Milan got the vaccine! We are so relieved, and exhilarated, and bursting with energy! What if these are side effects of the vaccine? Then we would like to be vaccinated every single day! We were so impressed by […]

Meet us in Milan!

MEET US IN MILAN! Ready to kickstart your holidays in the best way? Meet us in Milan for a nice cup of Italian coffee and a chat with your fabulous tour guides, Mirella and Valeria. From the magnificent Duomo cathedral to the fashionable Porta Nuova district, from the best Italian ice cream in town to […]

Online Italian lessons – Keep calm and learn Italian!

With Italy in lockdown, online Italian lessons are the best way to get to know our beautiful country and culture! TIME IS ON OUR SIDE Let’s face it, the entire world is fighting against something scary that is completely changing our societies and our habits, and most of us are locked in our apartments. Therefore […]

Our Favourite Cotoletta alla Milanese

OUR FAVOURITE COTOLETTA ALLA MILANESE Who doesn’t love cotoletta alla milanese? It is our soul food, our comfort food, the treat grandma used to prepare us when we were kids and we visited her on Sundays. Therefore, our favourite cotoletta alla milanese is the one we make at home, with our family! But here is […]

10 Best Things to Do #6 – A Citadel of Contemporary Art

A CITADEL OF CONTEMPORARY ART Our Best Thing to Do #6 in Milan is a visit to a surprising citadel of contemporary art and beauty: the amazing Fondazione Prada. A PASSION FOR ART Miuccia Prada is not just the CEO and head designer of Prada fashion house, she is also an avid collector of contemporary […]

10 Best Things to Do #5 – Visit the Biggest Museum of Milan for free

VISIT THE BIGGEST MUSEUM OF MILAN FOR FREE The biggest museum of Milan is free. No, it isn’t the stunning Pinacoteca di Brera (Brera Picture Gallery), nor the elegant Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. It is the Monumental Cemetery, literally an open-air museum of artistic tombs and monuments. And no ticket is required to visit this enormous collection […]

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  • 19 Novembre 2019
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A Day in the Footsteps of Pino Lella

A DAY IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF PINO LELLA Would you like to experience a day in the footsteps of Pino Lella, the brave, young hero whose incredible story is narrated in Beneath a Scarlet Sky, by Mark Sullivan?   THE BOOK Like everybody, we have loved this riveting book. A boy of 17 in 1943, […]

10 Best Things to Do #4 – A Luxury Lunch at a Little Price

10 Best Things to Do #4 – A Luxury Lunch at a Little Price Our fourth tip in the list of the 10 best things to do in Milan is a gift for gourmands: enjoy a luxury lunch at a very little price. No kidding: we are talking of the best restaurants in Milan, some […]