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Apartment of the week in Milan – the Venezia

Apartment of the week in Milan – the Venezia

If you’re in Milan for business or pleasure, of course, you’ll need to sort out somewhere to stay. And that’s where we’re here (here it comes…) to tell you about our apartment of the week; our hand-picked favourite of this week’s crop of all our holiday apartments to rent in Milan. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, we’d like to present the Venezia apartment in Milan. more ...

Tourist guide to Milan

Tourist guide to Milan

Cosmopolitan, modern, attractive and with a vibrant cultural and economic life. This is Milan. Considered one of the world capitals of fashion, this fascinating Italian city is rarely listed in the country’s biggest tourist hotspot. And yet Milan offers loads of different leisure options and interesting places to visit. more ...

The best pizzerias in Milan

The best pizzerias in Milan

The smell of oregano, delicious soft pizza base and melted mozzarella fills the air….Pizzas are one of the most popular and common dishes in Italy. And, although Italian cuisine is very varied, everyone that travels to Milan wants to try an authentic Italian pizza. Thus, we would like recommend some of the best pizzerias in Milan. more ...

Pixar, 25 Years of Animation comes to Milan

Pixar, 25 Years of Animation comes to Milan

Pixar is celebrating its 25th anniversary in Milan. The Contemporary Art Pavilion will be hosting the Pixar, 25 Years of Animation exhibit, dedicated to this famous American studio, up until the 14th of February 2012. more ...

Concerts in Milan this autumn

Concerts in Milan this autumn

Milan awaits you this autumn. Enjoy the pleasant temperatures, its shops, markets, its delicious food and the best cafés there are. Over the autumn months, as well as the warm autumn colours and the free night time tours of the Pinacoteca de Brera, Milan will be offering you the best sounds with a huge array of unforgettable concerts varying in style. more ...

Enjoy coffee in Milan

Enjoy coffee in Milan

More than 100 years have passed since Luigi Bezzera invented the first espresso machine, thus achieving a quicker way of preparing a stronger café. Ever since then, not a day has gone by in Italy where visitors and locals haven’t been able to enjoy a good coffee. more ...

Enjoy the Jazzin’ Festival in Milan this July

Enjoy the Jazzin’ Festival in Milan this July

There is no better time of year to enjoy music in the outdoors. You know when it’s getting hot because the cultural agenda in every country fills up with numerous festivals. Italy, of course, is no exception and amongst all those activities on offer there, one of the most interesting is the Milan Jazzin’ Festival. more ...

Milan dresses up, rainbow style

Milan dresses up, rainbow style

A few days ago we mentioned all the activities that are being prepared in celebration of Gay Pride in London. If you still haven’t made any plans, then maybe you would prefer to go to Milan instead and take part in the festivities there. more ...

Spring Flower and Gardening Show in Milan with el Fiori e Sapori

Spring Flower and Gardening Show in Milan with el Fiori e Sapori

Spring has arrived according to a famous retail chain. Either way, many cities in the world hold different events to welcome in their favourite season. The explosion of colours and fragrances, together with the mild weather gets everyone in the mood to go out onto the streets following the dull winter days. more ...

African Film Festival to be taking place this spring in Milan

African Film Festival to be taking place this spring in Milan

All you film fanatics out there lucky enough to be in Milan this spring will be delighted to know that Milan is celebrating its 21st edition of the African Film Festival on the 21st to the 27th of March 2011. This filmtastic event comprises the only festival in Italy entirely dedicated to the cinema and cultures of countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America, and is now a long-standing rendezvous for cinema fans from the south of the world. more ...

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