Tag - Milan

December 2015

Panettone or Pandoro

Panettone or Pandoro What’s the difference? Panettone is a Milanese delicacy and Pandoro is Veronese.  Both taste great and both cities are great Christmas destinations. Originally from Milan, Panettone has a domed shape, with a soft and airy interior beneath a dark exterior. The cake dough requires several hours to make because it must be cured in a way similar to sourdough, [...]

Louis Vuitton A tale of costume

STORYTALE: Louis Vuitton has opened a new exhibition, called “A Tale of Costumes,” in Venice and Rome, which will run through March 31. The Espace Louis Vuitton in Venice aims to tell the stories of different times through three outfits, such as “Andrienne,” a feminine dress from the end of the 18th century, whose restoration was supported by the brand. Also on [...]

November 2015

Bulgari’s domvs exhibit Rome

Bulgari’s designs are much about the magical city of Rome. Which is why the designer has debuted an exhibition about it’s main muse, ‘Bulgari & Rome: Eternal Inspiration’, on display at their New York store until November 25th, with 40 timeless pieces that directly reference Italian monuments. In fact, it was behind the Spanish steps, in Via Sistina, that the founder [...]

October 2015

Top Ten things to do in Milan

Heres our top ten things to do in MilanThe Last Supper Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper is undoubtedly Milan’s best-known attraction, but tickets are almost as hard to get hold of as front row seats for a Prada fashion show. Those lucky enough to enter the hallowed refectory (attached to the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie) get 15 [...]

July 2015

Best designer stores rome

DESIGNER STORES ROME The three streets leading into the Piazza del Popolo — Via del Corso, Via del Babuino, Via Ripetta — and all the little cross streets in between — Via Condotti, Via Frattina, Via Borgognona — form a section of Rome called the Trident. It’s the luxury centre of the city, and one of the most exclusive and [...]

June 2015

Ferrari Tour of Italy

100 Ferraris drove around Rome today. Departing from Maranello, these red beauties were driven by clients from 37 different nations who wizzed around the Eternal city for the course of the fourth Ferrari Cavalcade. The event, which is reserved for Maranello’s most exclusive clients, takes place between Thursday June 25, and Monday June 29, and takes the lucky participants on a voyage of [...]

December 2013

The Late and Great Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci left a distinct mark not only Italy, but the entire world. A genius in every sense of the word, Leonardo was the quintessential Renaissance man:  a painter, sculptor, engineer, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist and writer. Born in 1452 and raised in the Tuscan town of Vinci, Leonardo passed his childhood and early adult years [...]