Food at Lake Como

As for rest of Italy, also Como has some great food! Bar Il Molo in Varenna While very simplistic, Bar Il Molo has some stunning views over the lake. While there, we simply couldn’t stop taking photos and it was one of my favorite moments at Lake Como. The place also serves some very good... Continue Reading →

Shopping at Fox Town near Como

While I do love Italian food and the mountainous lake scenery, opportunities for shopping was also an important factor when deciding where to go for a girls weekend. Our apartment was actually located just 20min away from FoxTown, one of the best outlet malls in Europe. While Fox Town is actually in Switzerland, it is... Continue Reading →

Hiking to Rifugio Bugone at Como

One of the things I had most been waiting for was hiking: I could not wait to climb up to the mountains to admire the beautiful lake view. Our longest hike at Lake Como started from the little village of Rovenna and continued up to the Rifugio Bugone, a small and simple mountain restaurant at... Continue Reading →

Town of Como

The Town of Como is located in the southern end of the lake and given it has a direct train connection to Milan it is also the most likely entry point for most people coming to visit Lake Como. The town itself offers plenty of good restaurants (which I recommend you book in advance!) and... Continue Reading →

The food in Milan

Okay. So food and wine are definitely my top 2 reasons for visiting Italy. Nowhere is pasta and pizza as good, and nowhere can you get so silky and tasty gelatos. And the wines are definitely excellent as well. Below couple of places which I visited and can recommend. Granaio Pizzeria & Café near Duomo... Continue Reading →

Our home in Milan & where to stay

As I arrived few nights before my friends I actually stayed at two different places in the Navigli area. The first of these was perfectly located along the canals (booked via airbnb), and the other some 600m away. The Airbnb place wasn’t anything special so I wont cover it here, but the apartment hotel where... Continue Reading →

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