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Isola and Porta Nuova: the future of Milan between street art, tradition and modernity

Milan is a city full of contrasts between the new and the old, the modern and the ancient. Very frequently you can find contemporary architecture hidden behind a historic building or a historical monument just behind a modern bulding.

November free exhibitions in Milan

Kennedy Yanko’s Abstract Metal Sculptures in Milan, Chen Zhen's large scale installations are currently on view at Pirelli HangarBicocca, The exhibition "My bed is a garden - Mi cama es un jardín. The textiles of the women of Argentina’s dry forest (Santiago del Estero, Argentina)", by Carolina Orsini and Photo exhibition of Maddalena Arcelloni.

The most interesting and unusual streets of Milan

It is always nice to walk around Milan and pass through atmospheric and cute streets. Apart from the iconic sights there are some mostly hidden from the public eye that only the locals know about.

Autumn in Milan: the events to attend in October 2020

The city is ready to welcome Autumn with a rich proposal of events. My review collects the most interesting ones, from Wine Week to the FAI days.

The Omenoni House in the center and its exclusive club

The ancient "Omenoni House", built in 1565, is often referred to  as "the House with Atlanteans". The name derives from eight statues on the facade depicting atlantes created by the famous sculptor Antonio Abbondio. Many have heard of it but do not know the exact location.

Fashion week in Milan. Milano fashion Week

From 19 to 25 February 2019, Milan will be hosting a week of fashion shows. Ahead of Milano Fashion Week Donna Autumn/Winter 2019/20, when fashionistas and fashionistas will find out what the trends of the famous fashion houses will be in the next seasons.

Duomo Cathedral’ Statue of Liberty in Milan

The majestic Duomo Cathedral on the main square of the city captures thousands of tourists every day, and have you ever paid attention to the statue above the main entrance of the Duomo? Doesn't it remind you of another equally famous statue?

Salon du Chocolat in Milan. The main event in the world of chocolate and cocoa

Salon du Chocolat Milan is the main event in the world of cocoa chocolate. The chocolate festival is coming back to Milan! For the third time, the sweetest event of the year, Salon du Chocolat, will be held in Milan from 15 to 18 February 2018 at Padiglione MiCoLAB, in harmony with Valentine's Day.

What to see in Milan. 20 ideas on how to spend time

To see Milan with 20 ideas on how to spend time. Magnificent works of art, the unique atmosphere of Milan's streets, exquisite Italian cuisine and Milanese museums have been attracting travelers for centuries. And what else on the advice of local residents should be done in the fashion capital?

La Scala Theatre in Milan, for free prima del Teatro Alla Scala

Everyone can take part in the Prima del Teatro La Scala, because the municipality of Milan once again offers its residents and guests an amazing opportunity to experience the art of music. On 27 screens of the city from November 30 to December 10, 2017 will be broadcast prima del Teatro Alla Scala.

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Montevecchia: a trip out of town to “The Old Mountain”

Have you ever woken up on Sunday with the desire to escape from the city? Sometimes it is not required to go far away to relax from the the city hustle. I have a good proposal for you.

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