Tag archive for ‘Milan’
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, August 18th, 2017

Looking for Lodi

Rachael Martin descends from Milan into the Po Valley to discover the home town of her mother-in-law. Lodi, one of those quiet Lombardy towns so easily reached from Milan by car or by train, is often quoted in More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Milan’s plan to tackle anti-social behaviour over the summer

Milan has clamped down on food trucks, selfie sticks, drinks in glass bottles and cans in the latest ban aimed at tackling litter and anti-social behaviour in Italy over the summer.  The new regulations, effective More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Top ten Italian cities for apartments

Incase you can’t decide on your ideal Italian city to settle in – we have made a list of the top cities for you to make the choice a bit clearer.  1. Rome – population 2,850,000 Italy’s brash, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, February 17th, 2017

Milan enraged about tropical trees next to the Duomo

Palm trees appeared suddenly in Milan’s famous cathedral square and people are not happy The row over the use of non-native plants beside an iconic Italian landmark was triggered as a total of 42 palm trees, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Viewpoint – Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

A spectacular example of 19th-century architecture, this elegant arcade in Milan had a central part to play in the birth of the modern-day malls in which we shop today Gazing up through the central octagonal glass More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 30th, 2016

Fashion conscience – is sartorial elegance just everyday life in Italy?

Francesca Unsworth heads to Italy’s capital of fashion to discover whether sartorial elegance is just a pastime for Milan’s residents or if it has become part of everyday life In Milan’s city centre you can’t More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Your Holiday Top Tips – Milan

Marina Spironetti picks a selection of the best activities and events to get involved with during a stay in Milan Hangar Bicocca  This brilliant contemporary art exhibition space opened in 2004 following the conversion More...

grand canal in milan
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, August 1st, 2016

Grand Canal in Milan

A summer night’s dusk falls on the Grand Canal in Milan and the cafés that line the waterside prepare themselves for another evening’s brisk trade, but it wasn’t always so peaceful… Photo by iStock Today, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Sacro Monte di Varese

High in the hills overlooking Varese is one of the most remarkable hidden treasures you could wish to behold – the rarely seen frescoes of the Sacro Monte de Varese As far as hidden secrets go, the Sacro Monte More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Top Ten Italian Holiday Destinations

Mario Matassa reveals his choice of the top ten holiday resorts in Italy. From the mountains to the sea, for food fans or culture vultures, there’s a destination for everyone… In a country synonymous with More...