Tag: milan

  • How to get from the Milan Airport to Milan city center

    How to get from the Milan Airport to Milan city center

    In some cities, getting a cab or Uber from the airport is just a little more expensive than public transport and well worth the time and hassle you save yourself. That is not the case in Milan. Getting from either Milan airport to Milan city center can cost you upwards of 100 euros if you…

  • What makes a vacation amazing?

    What makes a vacation amazing?

    Being able to identify what makes a vacation amazing is a key element of travel blogging. In putting together itineraries or describing experiences, I think about the tips I might offer others that will maximize enjoyment and reduce hassle and inconvenience. But sometimes, a vacation is amazing for reasons you can’t quite describe or condense…

  • Day trip to Lake Como from Milan

    Day trip to Lake Como from Milan

    Como has to be without a doubt one of the most beautiful places in Italy. The large tranquil lake is surrounded by the Alps and offers dramatic scenic views from the lake itself and from above. If you happen to be nearby in Milan, doing a day trip out there should be a must-do. If…

  • Taking a pasta-making class in Milan

    Taking a pasta-making class in Milan

    There’s almost nothing as comforting as a rich, hearty plate of pasta. No other cuisine in the world is as well-known or widespread as Italian cuisine. I have to admit though, having been to more than a handful of cities in Italy, I found that even highly rated restaurants often serve mediocre, bland pasta. So…

  • Things to do in Milan

    Things to do in Milan

    Though Milan doesn’t have as much of the tourist draw that Italian cities like Rome and Venice do, it has its fair share of unmissable things to see and do. Here are some ideas to get you started. Tour the Duomo di Milano The Milan Cathedral, or Duomo di Milano, is one of the world’s…

  • The aperitivo, how you can eat a free dinner in Milan

    The aperitivo, how you can eat a free dinner in Milan

    Milan has a wonderful Happy Hour tradition know as the aperitivo. Though this tradition is well-known throughout Italy, it exists in its most extravagant form in Milan. The practice is meant to give you something to snack on to open up your appetite ahead of dinner. Instead of slashing drink prices, bars offer insane amounts of…