Best Outdoor Events in Milan this July

Best Outdoor Events in Milan this July

The unseasonably wet and windy weather of June has (hopefully) passed: Bring on the sunshine and warm summer evenings! Milan, at this time of year, always has a lot of outdoor events on offer: from mu...

Gluten-Free and Lactose-Free Places in Milan

Gluten-Free and Lactose-Free Places in Milan

Following on from our last article about finding vegetarian and vegan options in Milan, this month we look at mainly gluten-free options in the city, as well as some lactose-free choices. This can be ...

Top Lunch Spots in Milan

Top Lunch Spots in Milan

Italy is synonymous with good food, but it is also a place that is known to savor their breaks – especially lunch breaks! Of course, pasta and pizza are usually the top two lunch choices, but Milan is...

Vegetarian and Vegan Places in Milan

Vegetarian and Vegan Places in Milan

Every vegetarian and vegan in Italy has a story to tell that involves going to a restaurant or bar, asking about the veggie options and ends with the bemused waiter shrugging and offering them a salad...

Exploring Milano Porta Romana

Exploring Milano Porta Romana

It is generally agreed by both inhabitants of Milan and visitors that Porta Romana is one of the most charming areas of the city. The district is a mix of the old and the new with elegant, mainly resi...

New York-Style Living in Milan’s Green Border

New York-Style Living in Milan’s Green Border

In 1927 the great Modernist architect Le Corbusier wrote: “A house is a machine for living in”. Just over a hundred years later, this sentence is still true, except that nowadays buyers expect that ma...

Exploring Milano NoLo District

Exploring Milano NoLo District

NoLo: Milan’s Coolest “New” Quarter Milan is constantly changing: former run-down and abandoned industrial areas, such as Porta Nuova, Portello and P.ta Genova have been infused with new life and have...

Exploring Milano Portello District

Exploring Milano Portello District

In this article, Robert continues his exploration of some of Milan’s newest iconic architecture and reveals the links between the city’s industrial past and its present as a vibrant business, financia...

Exploring Milano Palazzo Lombardia

Exploring Milano Palazzo Lombardia

Tall Tales and Italy’s Obsession with Height WARNING: Given that’s there only so much you can say about the various configurations of glass, steel and concrete without running the risk of sounding sli...

Exploring Milano CityLife District

Exploring Milano CityLife District

Probably the most interesting thing about the three skyscrapers known as “le Tre Torre” (the three towers) of CityLife is something that you can’t see from the ground – and which you might easily neve...

Milano Skyline: the Ever-Changing Landscape

Milano Skyline: the Ever-Changing Landscape

This is the first in a series of articles about the most exciting modern architecture in Milan. Milan’s best-known building is its statue-encrusted Gothic cathedral, the Duomo (started in 1386 and com...

Milano 18th Photo Festival

Milano 18th Photo Festival

Photofestival 18th Edition Milan and Lombardy | 15.09 – 31.10.2023 Opening Up the World: Photography as a Civil Commitment Dedicated to photography as a civil commitment, the 18th edition of Photofest...

48 Hours in Milan

48 Hours in Milan

Day 1 Itinerary Italy’s fashion capital has recently become one of top destinations in Italy! Your first stop (mandatory for anyone visiting town) is Milan’s Cathedral, affectionately called Duomo (Pi...

Movie Locations in Milan to Explore this Summer

Movie Locations in Milan to Explore this Summer

While the streets of Milan may not be as familiar to international cinema audiences as those of New York, London or Paris, there are still plenty of places that have been used as the setting for Holly...

<strong>Single and Ready to Mingle in Milan</strong>

Single and Ready to Mingle in Milan

Milan is just the place for first dates, and a second, and a third, of course! With all of the options to choose from on where to go, you never have to worry about going to the same place repeatedly o...

The Best City To Study Photography In Italy: Milan

The Best City To Study Photography In Italy: Milan

Do you want to study photography in Italy but don’t know which city offers the best photography courses? Milan, Rome, Turin and Venice all have unique qualities, but when it comes to photography, we b...

The Milanese Work Wardrobe

The Milanese Work Wardrobe

No city in Italy matches Milan for its mélange of art, fashion and business. The city is known for being one of the “big four” of the global fashion scene; Paris, London, New York, and Milan, so it’s ...

Alternative Music & Club Scene in Milan 2022

Alternative Music & Club Scene in Milan 2022

Concerts and events in Milan in clubs, discos and clubs: the most awaited shows of 2022-2023 Do you love the Alternative music scene? Discover emerging artists playing live in the clubs and discos of ...

Shopping for the Best Bargains in Milan

Shopping for the Best Bargains in Milan

Finding Bargains in Milan – How to find the best shopping in Milan Milan is one of the most expensive cities in Europe. But if you like bargain hunting, there are still plenty of ways to find great de...

Best Parks in Milan for Outdoor Exercise

Best Parks in Milan for Outdoor Exercise

Milan has big plans to be one of Europe’s most eco-friendly cities and has already put the wheels in motions to become the most bike friendly city in Italy highlighting its excellent parks, bike paths...

8 Best things about being an expat in Milan

8 Best things about being an expat in Milan

Living in Italy for many is a dream come true. After visiting the romantic villages of il bel paese, strolling the cobbled stoned streets of charming little hamlets of ancient, medieval towns or shopp...

A Family Shopping Day at Scalo Milano Outlet

A Family Shopping Day at Scalo Milano Outlet

Milano Moda  Milan is not only the backdrop for the fashion runways, but it is a shopping destination for anyone looking for true Milanese style.  There is a shopping district in Milan for every kind ...

Living Milanese Style

Living Milanese Style

What it means to be Milanese and how we as expats can adopt a Milanese lifestyle. If you do an image search for “Stile Milanese”, Google will show you a collage of elegant male models, expensive watch...

Milan The Most Bike Friendly City in Italy

Milan The Most Bike Friendly City in Italy

(Milan, May 2020) The city of Milan has plans to be the cleanest and most bike friendly city in Italy. The city press office has announced a new bike lane project for Milan with the intent of limiting...

5 Museums in Milan offering Virtual Tours

5 Museums in Milan offering Virtual Tours

Just because the museum is closed or you are far away, it doesn’t mean you can’t visit the best museums in Milan. Through the Arts & Culture Project managed by Google and launched in 2011, using their...

Milan: Mixing Old with the New

Milan: Mixing Old with the New

As an American, one thing that strikes on your first trip to Europe is the history. The relative age of North America is nothing compared to that of the European continent. Buildings of historical sig...

Celebrating Halloween in Milan

Celebrating Halloween in Milan

Halloween, celebrated on October 31 every year, falls on a Monday this year. The following day, November 1stis All Saints Day (Tutti Santi), a bank holiday in Italy. Here are some ideas on how to cele...

One card to visit 80 museums!

One card to visit 80 museums!

Before the beginning of Expo Milan 2015, the regions of Piemonte and Lombardy have decided to collaborate by promoting the culture and the tourism of our country thanks to one card! The goal is to rea...

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