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Taveggia

Milan Favourite Locations

Being a spotter for Milan for the brilliant Spotted by Locals I had the chance to share my favourite places in the city of Milan with locals and visitors for quite a while. For updated, interesting tips about Milan, go check Spotted by Locals/Milan.

If you are looking for more hidden corners, check out my blog post on the hidden courtyards of via Borgonuovo!

Since I recently moved to Paris, here I decided to make a last tribute to some of my ultimate favourites there.

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Pumpkin risotto with Blu cheese

Piemonte in Bocca

Two years in Milan slipped out unnoticed and I realised that I have never visited any place in Piedmont. Since recently we were always back and forth between Paris and Milan before the big move in two weeks, it was quite difficult to organise an […]

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Venice

Seasonal list of pleasures

Sunday afternoon finds me on a bench in Giardino della Guastala, facing the colourful building of the Synagogue. Life is good. Children, generously covered with sticky ice-cream stains are playing in the sight of their talkative parents. Young lady in jeans is walking a chocolate […]

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The harlequin town of Crespi D’adda

The first image emerging in my mind before the term factory town used to have much in common with a hostile location, ghost streets, unhappiness. The Italian workers village Crespi D’adda managed to break these personal myths of mine. Crespi D’adda was built in the […]

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Carnevale di Viareggio

First time I visit Viareggio was back in March of 2011 when the carnival just have finished and streets were still covered with colourful paper flakes like a snow of joy. Three years later in March I had the chance to witness for the first […]

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Getaway in Gardone Riviera

If you are in Lombardy, one of the best ways to spend a sunny day off, is definitely to make your way to the Lakes. This time we find ourselves on a Sunday trip to Gardone Riviera, situated at the lake Garda. Being the largest lake […]

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Chinese New Year in Milano

An old legend tells that once Buddha invited all the animals to celebrate together the New Year. Only twelve animals appeared at the celebration and generous Buddha named each year after one of them. The legend narrates further that a person born in a year […]

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Weather Forecast for October

Ottobrata romana is a typical expression in dialect Romanesco referring to the Sunday stroll fuori porta which people in Rome used to organized in October until the beginning of 20th century. Setting off in the mornings, young and old, rich and poor were heading towards  […]

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Streets of apricots, hills of olives

On Tuscany, part I Back in the second year of my Hungarian studies I have been sitting in the train, voraciously reading the adventures of Mihály, the main character in the book Journey by Moonlight by Antal Szerb. This narrative about the man, who traveled […]

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Mergozzo

Lazy Sunday in Mergozzo

What a pleasant opportunity to enjoy a lazy day of Sunday we had yesterday, invited in the housed of our friends Nini and Malik on the lake of Mergozzo. Only half an hour away from the Milanese reality, in the backyard on the lake we […]

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