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Milan Duomo and Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

October 1, 2015

Milan_Duomo_17‘Clouds, you have to visit the Milan Duomo. It. Is. Beautiful!’, begged my friend Adele who’s fascination with Milan borders on obsession.

My reply of what is that? was met with three ROFL emojis. Yes, this is all going down on WhatsApp as I have not researched Milan prior to arrival. Having learned it was a church, I headed off to the centre of Milan and it’s famous cathedral.

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Milan on a bicycle

September 29, 2015

Milan-on-a-bicycle-11Calling this post Milan on a bicycle may be misleading but hear me out.

Postcards of the city boast sexy Italians on Vespa’s; aviator sunglassed, leather jacketed and suede loafered to the tee. In truth, Milan’s main mode of transport is a bicycle. It’s so popular, you could either rent one for as long as you need or take a bike tour.

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Vogue Fashion Night Out in Brere, Milan

September 23, 2015

Clouds_Drummond_Milan_2015_04Day one in Milan was a walkabout to explore Brere, the neighbourhood I’ll be staying in for the next five days.

Instead of booking into a hotel I chose an apartment in an area considered to be the hub of Milan Fashion Week. Now I’m renowned for not doing my homework as extensive research gets to complicated and presents too many options. So I logged onto airbnb, found an area where reviews included ‘good location’ and ‘fashion week’ and chose an apartment for under R1000 a night. 

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