The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan, Italy is iconic. It is the place to stop for a major instagram moment, but the historic structure has a storied past that includes films, untimely deaths, and hidden symbolism. Before you visit the glassed arcade, here are some of the coolest facts about this remarkable building: Age […]
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Located just 7 miles (11 km) outside of the city center, Linate Aiport is one of the three Milan airports and the closest airport to the city center. Linate is the second largest of the three Milan airports and the one which you are most likely to fly into if taking a flight within Italy. […]
A quiet Milan church covered in frescoes
Discover the unique and eccentric charm of Museo Bagatti Valsecchi, an aristocratic home in Milan that is now a treasure-filled museum.
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Malpensa Airport to Milan: How to Get from MXP to the City Center
How to get from Milano Malpensa airport to Milan city center using taxis, buses, trains and more.
There is no shortage of incredible museums in Italy. But while most people imagine strolling the halls of the Vatican or browsing through the renowned Uffizi, my favorite stops are always the house museums. In Rome, these include the H.C. Andersen Museum and Giorgio di Chirico House Museum by the Spanish Steps. On a recent […]
A highline walkway for picnics within view of Milan’s Duomo
There is something unreal about stepping onto the grounds of Fondazione Prada in Milan. Perhaps it is the location. Set in an unassuming suburb, the beautiful architecture is at odds with its surroundings. And when you paint an entire building shimmering gold? Well, that is pretty hard to ignore against Milan’s gray skies. Fondazione Prada […]