I was born near Milan, so I have known my city since I was a kid. I still live in the outskirts of Milan, and I can’t imagine my life in a different city. Why? Because, as we say in our dialect, “Milan l’è on gran Milan”—Milan, it’s a big, wonderful city where you can […]
Milan is the city to be in this year, thanks to Expo, the food-focused global event that has given (and continues to give) more fuel to the energy of the city, more ideas, and more initiatives. Milan is a city always booming and blooming—now more than ever (read my suggestions for first-time visitors).
Many people don’t fall in love with Milan at first sight. At first glance, it seems to be a gray business city. But this definition is not enough; Milan has superb, gorgeous gems you can discover during a first visit to the city. It’s a dynamic, vibrant place that looks toward the future (you can easily […]
With the tails of a long, linen apron rustling behind her, the woman clutched a gorgeous red pepper in one hand and the most amazing tomato I have ever seen in her other hand. You could see the sun baked into this tomato. I know how it divine it must smell. I want this tomato. […]
I could hear the cheers from Piazza del Duomo. They were hard to miss. After all, it was the UEFA Champions League final and Inter Milan had just scored. I was sitting on my terrace at the glam Bulgari Hotel as the sun was setting over the city. The top of the Duomo was glowing.