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Travel

April 8, 2013 |
Italy by Train with Rail Europe

Think of travelling through Italy by train and the mind conjures up images of rolling hills, undulating landscapes and bright sunflowers swaying in the breeze. Train travel has always held an element of romance with a focus on the journey as well as the destination. With Rail Europe and the various high speed Italian rail [...]

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Travel

September 13, 2010 |
Hotel Carrobbio: Short Stay in Milan

During a recent visit to Milan, we chose Hotel Carrobbio for our 3 night stay in the fashion capital of Italy. The small hotel is located in a one way street off the main drag of Largo Carrobbio in an old sheltered district that was once full of carriages, hence the name carrobbio. Arriving in [...]

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Food, Travel

September 7, 2010 |
Peck Milano: Gourmet Food and Wine Emporium

If you’re strolling along the streets of central Milan on your way to the Duomo, turn into Via Spadari. The giant slabs of meat, prosciutto and cheese wheels behind glass windows will make you turn around and stop. Peck is more of a gastronomic institution than a multi-storey delicatessen dating back to 1883. Selling a [...]

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Restaurants

August 10, 2010 |
Pane e Acqua: Arte e Cucina in Milan

At Pane e Acqua in Milan, you won’t be confined to bread and water as the name suggests. The fashionable restaurant in the Magenta neighbourhood will take you on a culinary and arty journey reminiscent of a dining room set within an art gallery. From the soft-cushioned banquettes, you can rest your back against foam [...]

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Travel

February 4, 2010 |
A Quintessentially Italian Photo Quiz

How do you know you’re in Italy? Take the quiz and test your knowledge of Italy through the photographs below. 1. When you see the distinct green colour of Alitalia planes on the tarmac? 2. When you spot the Emporio Armani aircraft hangar at the Milan Linate airport?   3. When you fly over lakes [...]

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Travel

December 13, 2009 |
Bike Mi in Milano

The pattern of bikes lined up in the courtyard of a church in Milan caught my eye. Their orange and cream metal gleamed under the peeping sun. Bike Mi s an public bicycle transport system where registered users can swipe their card in front of a reader at various locations, ride a bike to their [...]

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