Top Sport Activities in Milan

Top Sport Activities in Milan

Italian people are not only full of energy and quite dynamic, but also like to take good care of their physic and health. This is why practicing a sport, be it for fun or at a higher level is a day to day routine in Italy.  Among the top sports activities in Milan you will find: jogging, cycling, tennis and of course football. You as a tourist can also take advantage of this rich sports culture and try new sports or practice the ones you like while in Milan. 1. Jogging You will often noti... [ read more ]

Parks and Gardens in Milan

Parks and Gardens in Milan

I bet you have never thought that such a hectic and dynamic city as Milan could impress its visitors through the greenery and relaxing oasis the locals call parks or gardens. From the largest parks to the smallest gardens they allure the tourists with the refreshing fountains, green grass, small squares, colorful flowers, numerous benches and moments of quietness. Parks and Gardens in Milan represents former private gardens and parklands of the city’s nobility which were transformed and with t... [ read more ]

The delicious Milanese cuisine

The delicious Milanese cuisine

The delicious Milanese cuisine is one of the many wonders this cosmopolite city will impress you with. It is quite difficult of course to distinguish the Milanese cuisine from the rich and varied Italian kitchen, however specialists have managed to emphasis some characteristic features of the dishes served in the north-west of Italy. Characteristics First of all Milanese like to eat any type of food in combination with butter, milk, cream or/and cheese. Rice also tends to be quite popular, a... [ read more ]

Top 5 sights you should not miss in Milan

Top 5 sights you should not miss in Milan

Rumor has it that if you have time and patience to get under Milan’s skin, chances are it will get under yours too.  What you need to do is to carefully plan each day of your visit and be as organized as possible if the time you stay there is quite limited. If instead you have plenty of time to enjoy this amazing city, just make your days full of adventure, that is just go with the flow.  However in both cases there are Top 5 sights you should not miss in Milan that once visited will help yo... [ read more ]

Top Events in Milan You Shoudn't Miss

Top Events in Milan You Shoudn’t Miss

What could be a better way to start planning your vacation to Milanif not finding out more about the Top Events in Milan. No matter how many museums, theaters, public gardens and even clubs you might visit there is something particular that you should be looking for and enjoy to the fullest: the local events. They will give your stay more dynamism and will help you better understand and mingle with the local culture. In a nutshell they will make your adventure and discovery of a new people not... [ read more ]

The Historical Background of Milan

The Historical Background of Milan

The Historical background of Milan will tell the story of an amazing culture that knew how to fight for its independence and freedom despite the cruel odds. The city’s geographical position influenced its agitated past, due to the flow of different nations that chose this beautiful place as their final destination. It is thus important to take a brief look at the etymology of the name ‘Milan’ that will reveal important aspects of the city’s past. The origin of this denomination stems fr... [ read more ]

Where to stay in Milan

Where to stay in Milan

It is impossible not to find in Milan a place that suites your visit and budget, all you have to do is organize yourself and plan in advance. Where to stay in Milan will be giving you all the tools for a perfect vacation in this wonderful Italian city. You will have a firsthand knowledge from the thousands of hotels, resorts, bed and breakfast and villas in Milan. 1. Westin Palace Milan Located on Piazza della Repubblica, Westin Palace Milan is a perfect choice for high budgeted travelers ... [ read more ]

Milan on the catwalk

Milan on the catwalk

You hate when somebody is dictating you how to dress or what to choose from your wardrobe, don’t you? You always know what color suits you best and what piece of cloth goes better with the event you will be attending. But have you ever thought that this control you think you have over your tastes is actually a false impression. Let me tell you that all your so called ‘personal choices’ are indirectly influenced by a place where fashion is a way of life and imagination a tool of creation. T... [ read more ]

Having fun in Milan

Having fun in Milan

There should be nothing simpler to achieve while traveling in Italy than having fun in Milan. This city has such an incredible dynamism and is able to offer such diversified and exciting activities that it would be almost impossible to get bored. Free time events and night life are well catered for by the Milanese. Just set your mind on doing something and the city will put at your disposal everything you wish for. A must in Milan - “Aperitivo” As explained in earlier posts, “aperitivo... [ read more ]

Top 5 Things to Do in Milan

Top 5 Things to Do in Milan

Milan is one of the most dynamic and vibrant cities I have ever seen, offering a wide variety of activities not only to the locals but to the travelers as well. This amazing city is mostly characterized by the restless and energetic rhythm that will keep you moving all the time. The social and cultural stimulus will sometimes overwhelm you by giving the impression that you have reached a developing site for social behavior that never ceases to change.  It is definitely a place full of contradic... [ read more ]