48 Hours in Milan – a Guide to Italy’s most Cosmopolitan City

48 Hours in Milan – a Guide to Italy’s most Cosmopolitan City

When people think of Italy as a travel destination, Rome and Venice usually comes to mind then perhaps the rolling hills of Tuscany and the azure waters of the Amalfi Coast. As a business destination and a city of economic importance, Milan would then come into the picture. Long recognized as the heart of the [...]

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Cristallo at Cortina D’Ampezzo, a Luxury Collection Resort Review

Cristallo at Cortina D’Ampezzo, a Luxury Collection Resort Review

From Lake Como, I made a stopover at Padova for one night, staying at the Four Points by Sheraton in the town of Padova. I had not bothered to review that as it was like a suburban motel in the United States and fairly forgettable as well. From Padova, it was about a 2 hours [...]

Lake Como and Surroundings – What to Expect and Things to Do

Lake Como and Surroundings – What to Expect and Things to Do

Located in the north of Milan, Lake Como should perhaps be a highlight for most travellers visiting Northern Italy. Celebrities and royalties have been known to favour lakeside villas here since ancient time and it is not hard to see why with the majestic setting of the lake and the ability to explore numerous quaint [...]

C-Hotel and Spa, a Design Hotel in Cassago Brianza near Como

C-Hotel and Spa, a Design Hotel in Cassago Brianza near Como

From Milan, my next destination was Lake Como, however I had a few days in between and thus I decided to stay in the C-Hotel and Spa. This is a Design Hotel that has joined SPG, allowing SPG members to earn and redeem Starpoints. While its location in a small town in between Milan and [...]