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Explore Milan’s Architecture with this Book

An example of Milan's architecture - The red topped UniCredit Tower

I had some time to kill this evening while I was in downtown Milan so I browsed the books in the Hoepli book store. I came across an interesting little book on Milan’s architecture: Milan Architecture Guide 1945-2015 – which you can find in Kindle and normal book form on Amazon. There are plenty of […]

How to Buy Milan Public Transport Tickets with Your Mobile

Did you know that there’s an easy way to buy Milan public transport tickets? Well there is. All you need is to text the letters Atm to the number 48444 from your mobile and just about instantly you’ll receive an electronic ticket. To be able to use the Milan public transport electronic tickets, your phone […]

Places to visit in Milan – San Maurizio Church

San Maurizio Church, Milan

There is certainly no shortage of places to visit in Milan, Italy, but you might not have heard of San Maurizio church. If you have not, then perhaps you should have because the art within is simply amazing and is well worth seeing. Indeed, this church has been dubbed by one Italian art expert as […]

Navigli canal Area – Milan’s Restored Darsena

The Darsena of Milan, formerly the hub of Milan’s navigli canal area and once the city’s canal port, has recently been given a complete facelift. Situated in Milan’s navigli canal area, the former port has been transformed from something of an eyesore into an additional attraction for this area of Milan famous for its nightlife, […]

Milan’s Buzzing Naviglio and How to Get there

Elvis Presley Milan, Italy

I’m not sure how many visitors to Milan end up in the Naviglio area of Milan unless they’ve done a little homework before coming to the city. Those that do make it to Milan’s canal area will be greeted by a bewildering selection of pubs, bars, restaurants and other eateries, plus live music and other […]

Capturing the Heart and Soul of Milan on Film

Milan's Duomo cathedral by night - Christmas 2010

Thanks to Italy Chronicles Italian design writer, Paolo Feroleto, I’ve found this excellent video tour of Milan, the city in Italy in which I have lived for many a year. The quality of the video is very high and it gives the viewer a good idea of what Milan is all about. It was shot […]

The Tallest Building in Italy

There’s a lot on interest in tall buildings at the moment. The opening today of 2,684 feet high Dubai Tower, which is now officially the world’s tallest building, is attracting considerable attention. Do you know what the tallest building in Italy is?

It’s a Teca Thing

Nope, ‘teca’ has got nothing to do with technology, in case you were wondering. ‘teca’ is a suffix using in Italian to denote a place which specializes in something or other.

House For Sale near Milan

Gaetano Salvo, friend and Blog from Italy researcher wants to sell his house. For those who might be interested, or may know of someone or some company interested in purchasing a house in a quiet location on the outskirts of Milan, here are the details: Price: €650,000 The House: A modern four storey dwelling Three […]