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The ten best restaurants in Milan, plus one

Treat yourselves with these ten great restaurants in Milan, where to taste the best Italian food in delightful locations, at a reasonable price.

Forget Pizza ans spaghetti Bolognaise: here we are talking about some of the best food you can taste in Italy, in posh locations and with a great service! 1,935 more words


Italian Indigenous Varieties: Lambrusco Viadanese

This week’s grape variety is not the Lambrusco that most people think of when they consider that grape. It is called Lambrusco Viadanese and is often called Grappello Ruperti or Viadanese. 204 more words


Abbazia di Piona - The Abbey By The Lake

After our lovely cruise on board the gorgeous old Milano (see here) we set off to explore the ancient Abbazia di Piona. Highly recommended by our tour guide, Julia, (from our day out in St Moritz), it is not as well known as other places on Lake Como and on this particular April afternoon we more or less had the place to ourselves. 688 more words


A Cruise On The Historic Milano

The attractions of Lake Como go without saying! We used the ferries to travel round the lake stopping off at pretty towns and villas along the way. 468 more words


Charming Chiavenna - an afternoon stroll and gelato!

Our last stop on our incredible day out from Menaggio (see here, here, here and here for the previous instalments) was the charming Italian town of… 340 more words