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WHAT KIND OF ITALY TRAVELER ARE YOU?


Published in Vietnam Discovery Travel | World Travel Are you passionate about art and cuisine? Or have a flair for design and fashion? Perhaps the legends and history are what you want to experience. Too boring for you – are you looking for sport and adventure? No matter what kind of traveler you are, Italy has a bit of something…

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KEEP SAFE, TRAVEL SMART, A GUIDE FOR WOMEN TRAVELERS


Published in Girletrips.com While looking up at the towers of the Sagra Familia in Barcelona, browsing the shop windows of Milan’s Via Montenepoleone or riding a European style trolley in San Francisco, it is  easy to get distracted and far easier for a pick-pocket to get his/her job done. Tourists and new comers are not the only victims, native city…

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LA TERRAZZA AT HOTEL VILLA GIULIA (VALMADRERA )


Published in Lakecomostyle.com Overlooking Lake Como from the Valmadrera shore is the Villa Giulia Hotel and Restaurant. Known for it’s spectacular view of the lake, the Terrazza Restaurant is truly a special little gem and a favorite for the locals. We went for a summer lunch to celebrate a special occasion and it was the perfect setting. We were led to an…

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10 GREAT PLACES FOR KISSING IN MILAN


Published in Milanostyle.com Best places to stop and kiss in Milan. I got the idea for this guide after a trip to Hawaii with my husband. In the guide book they had romantic places to kiss. Here are our choices for Milan: 1. Top of the Duomo – you can take an elevator or the spiral stone staircase of 919 steps…

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A DAY WITH INTERIOR DESIGNER ERIC EGAN AT IL PONTE AUCTION HOUSE MILAN


Published in Milanostyle.com I had the rare and privileged opportunity to spend the morning with high-end interior designer Eric Egan at the Il Ponte auction house in Milan. Eric Egan is known in the ‘Fortune 500’ circles for his gorgeous residential transformations, restorations and for his collaboration with prestigious luxury hotels creating spaces, which are reserved for only the most…

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GORY STORIES OF MILAN – ANECDOTES, TRAGIC STORIES, UNPOPULAR FACTS


Published in Milanostyle.com Milan has secrets in every nook and corner. While you are walking around looking at the famous monuments and treasures of Italy’s  fashion capital, here are a few unusual, gory anecdotes, tragic stories and a few unpopular facts about Milan. Galleria Vittorio Emanuele –  A deadly fall from the glass dome Galleria Vittorio Emanuele is one of…

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ORRIDO DI BELLANO – NATURAL WATERFALL AND GORGE BELLANO LAKE COMO


Published in Lakecomostyle.com One of Italy’s most beautiful natural spectacles is just 90 km from Milan. It’s called the Orrido di Bellano. A natural waterfall and gorge carved into the rocky mountainside of the pre-alps in the city of Bellano on Lake Como. It is said to be in the making for over 15 million years. It’s a natural gorge carved by glacial waters of the Pioverna Streams. Located…

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TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN LECCO


Published in Lakecomostyle.com Lecco is about 55 km north of Milan.  The city lies on the eastern branch of Lake Como set at the base of the Alps surrounded by nature.  The nearest airports are Milano Malpensa, Milano Linate and Bergamo Orio al Serio. Read more:  How to get to Lecco , Read more: Hotels in Lecco While you are in Lecco, you…

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Events: STREET FUD FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL MALGRATE 2016


Published in Lakecomostyle.com Malgrate, LC Italy, Street Fud Festival 2016 showing off the new trend and growing industry of Food Trucks in Italy. Merchants had everything from the classic New York hotdog to fried calamari and there was even a food truck offering snacks for pets! It was a cloudy day with a bit of drizzle but that didn’t shun…

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Restaurant Review: RE SALOMONE KOSHER RESTAURANT


Published in Milanostyle.com Re Salomone Kosher Restaurant,  Via Sardegna, 45, 20146 Milan, Tel. 02 4694643, – You can smell the homemade delicacies as soon as you walk in the door. You’ll be greeted with a smile by a member of this traditional, family run restaurant. The tables are beautifully set with crisp white linens and ornamental flowers. The menu is…

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