Happy New Year! I had a thoroughly enjoyable holiday doing absolutely nothing! Sometimes you just have to put on the breaks, but now it’s time to rev up! This month, we explore train travel, Monza and its infamous Formula 1 race track. A new year always brings change but it doesn't mean you have to shift gears. A tune-up and a polish can do wonders! I hope you enjoy the latest posts. Wishing you a wonderful 2023!
Train travel in Italy is very efficient, and the new fast intercity trains make traveling in Italy by train pleasurable. However, it is always wise to stay up to date and check on transportation strikes, especially during the spring and summer months. Milan has two major train stations and two minor stations from which you can depart for a fabulous day trip or weekend getaway.
According to the famous saying, we should “Speak English, kiss French, drive German, and dress Italian.” The aphorism is correct, at least when it comes to Italian fashion. And at the very heart of Italian fashion in Italy is none other than the city of Milan! Long known as one of the world’s fashion capitals, Milan is the place to shop until you drop.
Whether you’re a fan of Italian culture, or just looking for a break from the hustle and bustle of Milan, Monza is the perfect destination to explore! In this article, we’ll cover what to do and see in a day trip to this magical Italian city located less than 30 minutes from Milan.
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LAKE COMO Focus on Lake Como
Award-winning travel writer Richard Carroll recently featured the Italian destinations of Lecco, Mandello del Lario and Bellagio, in the latest article of his series about destinations on “the road less traveled.” The piece was published on Travelingboy.com, one of America's most popular online travel publications. Local businesses such as Taste & Travel Italy, Mamma Ciccia’s Cooking Academy, Taxi Boat Varenna, and Hotel Il Perlo Panorama in Bellagio are mentioned. The article features stunning photography by Halina Kubalski.
Head out of Milan on this action-packed 5-day tour of Northern Italy's Lake District. Visit up to four lakes and the striking city of Verona. Explore mountain-encircled chic Lake Como, and Italy's largest inland body of water, Lake Garda. Enjoy some free time exploring Verona, strolling the streets and visiting Juliet's House (of Romeo and Juliet fame). Boat rides and four-star accommodation are included.