Travel Blogs from Milan, Italy

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Milan's cathedral; on the Milanese & Langusge, Milan, Italy travel blog

Milan's cathedral; on the Milanese & Langusge

A travel blog entry by bellrouse

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Milan's enormous Cathedral, the Duomo, is spectacular, and after its exterior restoration, completed a decade ago, it sparkles. The inside is undergoing restoration one gigantic pillar at a time. Until we saw a few of the freshly cleaned pillars we'd ...

Italy For the Weekend, Milan, Italy travel blog

Italy For the Weekend

A travel blog entry by abbyjames

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... one comes after being forced to travel to Milan, I swear it is a very hard life. Sophia, Amy and I headed off to Milan last Wednesday night; we caught an overnight bus to the airport and jumped on the plan early Thursday morning. We managed to find ...

The Greatest Work of Art ever?, Milan, Italy travel blog

The Greatest Work of Art ever?

A travel blog entry by dackland

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... al Monastero Maggiore.  Quite a mouthful, and it is quite a church.  It is called the Sistine Chapel of Milan, and although the frescos are not in Michelangelo's league, the overall effect is similar.  There was an interesting painting of ...

Train Strike!, Milan, Italy travel blog

Train Strike!

A travel blog entry by frhhsdc

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The Plan: set out early from Florence and head to the beach...or otherwise known as Nice on the French Riviera. The Reality: an Italian train strike. Hours of waiting. Frustration. Anger. Desperation. Resignation. And finally...Milano. Thank God for the ...

Milan and the REM concert and Torino, Milan, Italy travel blog

Milan and the REM concert and Torino

A travel blog entry by giulianat

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... the rest of the crowd to songs I knew and also the newer ones that I'm not so familiar with. While I was there in Milan I also met Alessia's friend Francesco and we spent much time chatting and eating ad well generally having a good time! When Alessia ...

On the Way Home, Milan, Italy travel blog

On the Way Home

A travel blog entry by okikuta

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The train ride back to Milano was fun as we shared a compartment with two Italians and two other charismatic Americans.  These compartments usually lead to good conversation since it's only six people, so you just have to be the icebreaker to start ...

Ciao from Milano, Milan, Italy travel blog

Ciao from Milano

A travel blog entry by jordanalvaro

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... you are wanting to see it. The next morning we packed our bags and were ready for our taxi to Como a 1 hour drive from Milano. Milan is a big city and has beautiful sights but I thought it was dirty and would only recommend it as a day tour. Ciao Jordan ...

the final whistle, Milan, Italy travel blog

the final whistle

A travel blog entry by brettelmer

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... is as follows (my apologies if these name's mean nothing to you, but please, humor me) - Goal keeper Kalac (AC Milan) - Defenders Gamberini (Fiorentina) - Domizzi (Napoli) - Barzagli (Palermo) - Kolarov (Lazio) - Midfielders Robinho (Real Madrid) - ...

Milan, Milan, Italy travel blog

Milan

A travel blog entry by delaite-kuo

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In advance of our ski trip with Judy and Keld, we spent a few days in Milan. While there we walked the city, admired the fine Italian clothing (and also cursed the weak dollar), viewed the intricate spires of the Duomo, visited The Last Supper and the ...

Milan, Milan, Italy travel blog

Milan

A travel blog entry by moonboots79

Milan ...

I'm Terrible At Coming Up With Titles, Milan, Italy travel blog

I'm Terrible At Coming Up With Titles

A travel blog entry by foreveryoung

I got my Italian Test back today, I got an 85, pretty good, I was happy, maybe I'll be able to keep up conversation in Trentino this weekend. Design is going well, we didn't do too much because last week was the Salone, but my group is having trouble ...

No shoes........., Milan, Italy travel blog

No shoes.........

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

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... of shoe shopping before and after.  Sadly, (the one thing I had promised myself for this trip was to buy some shoes in Milan), there have been no shoes which jumped out and grabbed me.  Surprisingly, they have not been expensive.  The most ...

Hugeeee day in Milano., Milan, Italy travel blog

Hugeeee day in Milano.

A travel blog entry by ellenhealey

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 What a day! Woke up at 6am to leave by 6.45 with the kids to school, a hour drive to Milan and there by 8! I then walked tot he centre on Milan to have a wonder and wait for Katie! I looked up the way to Milano Centrale, the main train station and ...

Reclutando otro futbolero, Milan, Italy travel blog

Reclutando otro futbolero

A travel blog entry by k0k0m0

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Mientras estábamos esperando el Metro en la estación Cadorna, se nos acercó un adolescente rubio, ojos claros y pelo largo. Nos dijo que nos había escuchado hablar en castellano y nos preguntó si estábamos de mochileros, le dijimos que sí, y nos ...

I Love Fridays and Good Food!!, Milan and Pavia, Italy travel blog

I Love Fridays and Good Food!!

A travel blog entry by foreveryoung

... went to Certosa in Pavia. It is a monastery that was built in 1396. Era bellisima (It was beautiful). Pavia is outside of Milan, and as I understood from Guilia, it is like a district in the region of Lombardy. After Certosa, we walked around Pavia ...

Layover in Milan, Milan, Italy travel blog

Layover in Milan

A travel blog entry by ejabbour

... that good and the airport ain't much better (except for the Gucci and Ferrari stores).  My plan of eating Pizza in Italy was bust too.  We arrived in Milan at 0630 local time, so, the Pizza place wasn't open yet.  Anyway, off to ...

Finally In Milan!, Milan, Italy travel blog

Finally In Milan!

A travel blog entry by foreveryoung

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... absolutely amazing. I took pictures through the window. I figured I may never see them from that perspective again. We finally landed in Milan, around 10:35am, right on time. We waited around for a little bit for our luggage to appear, there were very ...

Orientation, Milan, Italy travel blog

Orientation

A travel blog entry by foreveryoung

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... done. We went back to the apartment, and my parents called letting me know that my grandpa's cousin, Giulio who lives in Milan, and his daughter Florinda, and his niece's husband Alfredo were at the Marriott and wanted to meet me. My roommate Anna came ...

Milano, Milan, Italy travel blog

Milano

A travel blog entry by cintyac

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Tips Zanni  Viaggi (www.zaniviaggi.it) Savini (www.savinimilano.it) ...

The Last Supper, Milan, Italy travel blog

The Last Supper

A travel blog entry by westsgoabroad

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... Now we start the walking part of our tour and head towards the castle. Sforza Castle (Italian: Castello Sforzesco) is a castle in Milan, northern Italy. It was built in the 15th century by Francesco Sforza, Duke of Milan, on the remains of a 14th-century ...

LastMinute.com, Milan, Italy travel blog

LastMinute.com

A travel blog entry by dr.azz

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... other people walk, couple this with the fact that I was actually running around Munich this morning and it's now a very warm day in Milan - it's easy to understand that I'll currently smell like a sack-full of assholes.  I decided to catch a bus from ...

Milano, Milan, Italy travel blog

Milano

A travel blog entry by lillianbjo

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Italia, her er vi! Første stopp var Milano, og vi ankom byen utpå ettermiddagen! Heldige som vi var hadde vi booket hotell kun fem minutter fra togbanestasjonen. Selv om ikke det var langt til hotellet, så var vi veldig sultne og tørste. Toget var ...

Gelatoterapia, Milan, Italy travel blog

Gelatoterapia

A travel blog entry by tonyinghana

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... ; Wednesday, I gave an impromptu lesson at a highschool to a class of seniors.  Obviously this was the first thing I did in Milan.  Martino's mother is actually an English teacher at the high school and asked if I would talk to her class. ...

Navigating in Milan, and We're Still Married, Milan, Italy travel blog

Navigating in Milan, and We're Still Married

A travel blog entry by peillsonwheels

... test, as we negotiated the drive into Milan and to our apartment.  The un-nerving pace of driving in Italy, the online directions referring to a street name that was not to be found on a street sign, and the ...

Milan, Milan, Italy, Italy travel blog

Milan

A travel blog entry by oneluckygirl

... on the church. I tried though my sunglasses too, which were more pinkish than Soph's. Later we just decided to walk around Milan. It is basically the fashion capital of the world. Most of the designer stores are made there. There were tons of those ...

Milan, Milan, Italy travel blog

Milan

A travel blog entry by b.a.manzella

... Went with one of the girls from the party briefly around the Slovenian coast, which was exceptionally beautiful. She took me inside Italy where I proceeded to hitchhike just after the border. I got a ride relatively promptly, with a Romanian guy living in ...

Time to Get Down To Work, Milan, Italy travel blog

Time to Get Down To Work

A travel blog entry by foreveryoung

... make a more fun, interactive layout. On Tuesday, we had Mario Trimarchi as our teacher. He is a very well know designer in Italy, and I think internationally. He basically used the class to show us what he has done. I thought it was so great to be ...

Arrivee a Milan sous la pluie, Milan, Italy travel blog

Arrivee a Milan sous la pluie

A travel blog entry by loelai

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... ryan air.. On avait un peu peur niveau coupe ongle et pince a epilee mais c etait vraiment les doigt dans le nez.. Arrivee a milan, il fait froid et pluvieux..On laisse nos sacs en consigne et depart pour le centre ville, il parait que la cathedrale est ...

I Can't Believe It's Already Been A Week!, Milan, Italy travel blog

I Can't Believe It's Already Been A Week!

A travel blog entry by foreveryoung

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... and he just pointed down the street to Luini's. We bought postcards, and stamps, but of course we bought stamps that are used in Italy and not internationally, oh well. On the way back to our apartment, we stopped to buy gelato. Then I spent the rest ...

Old-world charm... maybe, Milan, Italy travel blog

Old-world charm... maybe

A travel blog entry by dr.azz

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... and friendly (I guess so long as they know you're not American), but whomever said that about the French people has never been to Milan. After Ozzy Osbourne, I hopped back onto the subway to the hotel. I was aching, my feet were killing, so I was right up ...

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