Travel Blogs from Milan
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We have a pasta breakfast near the Duomo. The restaurant offers two tempting deserts: Affogato al whisky and al cognac. This is vanilla ice cream with whipped cream and whiskey or cognac.
The Duomo (cathedral) is the fourth largest in Europe; 515 ft long and 301 ft wide. It was built to hold 40,000 …
The Grotte di Catullu. It isn't different from other Roman ruins, but
it is fun to go anyway since it is on the ocean. There is also a
museum – cost for both 4E.
waffle cone with three scoops of gelato plus whipped cram 4e. Take
ferry to lake town of Desenzano (3.7e). 30 …
... led us down and into the Gallaria where Gab purchased her bag last night. Built originally as shopping arcade it's one of the oldest in the world, and has some shops and cafes from the original building time. It's also home of the oldest Prada store. The mosaics on the floor and roof line are beautiful. It was originally build as an arcade from the Duomo through to the opera house alla Scarla. We got a chance to visit the opera house and the boxes the home of society ...
After a less than pleasant night, John had a late breakfast and we checked out. Apart from the food episode it was a great place to stay and we would recommend the Grand Imperiale Hotel as a good place to base yourself to see Lake Como (but don't eat at Cafe Bellini - a couple of doors down!) Anyway about 11am we were picked up by our next driver who took us in a Mercedes minibus to Milan Railway station. Boy was the station busy! We arrived with a good hour to spare and John had ...
We had a wonderful flight with Delta! Kelly and I had our own row and were served dinner, snacks, breakfast & even some cheap vino while spending the hours watching free movies on our personal TVs and snoozing with complimentary eye pillows and ear plugs. Our flight touched down at 7:45am, 6 hours past EST. The trip from Malpensa airport into Milan was not quite as smooth. We guessed our way onto the Malpensa Express and green line metro - somehow we ended up in the area we ...