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When in Milan, order the Risotto!

A visit to Milan is all about shopping, wandering through the Duomo, seeing the Last Supper, exploring the Brera and eating risotto. Whilst most of Italy eats pasta, Northern Italy is well known for its rice dishes. The Po River flows from Venice to Turin, and its’ valley is the main rice growing area of […]

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Secrets of the Brera

The Brera is one of my favourite areas of Milan. Found just beyond the Duomo and La Scala, it is an area full of fabulous art galleries, fun shops, excellent restaurants and small B&Bs. The Pinacotera di Milan, Milan’s famous art gallery is in Via Brera. The gallery houses a world renown collection of renaissance […]

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Happy Birthday, 10 Corso Como

On Friday, 9th September, 10 Corso Como in Milan celebrates it’s twentieth birthday. For twenty years, Carla Sozzani’s stylish emporium has been an inspiration to aficionados around the world. This former garage is not only home to the latest fashion for men and women but is also a cafe and restaurant, art gallery, design store […]

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5 Places to Visit in Milan

What to do, where to go in Milan? Milan is the financial and fashion centre of Italy. It can’t compete with the historical sites of Rome or Florence, so it is often added to an itinerary on the second or third visit to Italy or as a stop on the way to Lake Como. I’m […]

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Postcard from……….Milan

A great spot in Milan for lunch is Fioraio Bianchi Caffe. Originally a flower shop, this cute little cafe is very popular with locals and visitors to the Brera. It’s also perfect  for coffee and cake! Fioraio Bianchi Caffe Via Montebello,7 Milano Tel: 02 29014390 2 people like this post. Like Unlike

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