Articles by Emma Harper


From Italy and Turkey to Tanzania, Lakefront Wonders Await at 8 Gorgeous Vacation Spots

If warm weather, waterfront views and outdoor recreation are what you seek, get creative your vacation to a coast. Switch up your version of a beach escape with a visit one of these eight incredible…
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8 Most Photoworthy Hotels in Europe, the Middle East and Beyond

When it comes to staying at luxury properties, documenting your visit — whether for your carefully curated Instagram feed or just so you can reminisce later — is almost as important as experiencing it. For…

How Sicilian Chef Luca Nania Ended Up Helming an Argentinian Steakhouse in Milan

Since opening in August 2019, El Patio del Gaucho at the Sheraton Milan San Siro has quickly become one of Milan’s hottest dining destinations. This Argentinian steakhouse is the third restaurant opened by the famous…

An Architecture Lover’s Guide to Milan

For many years, the urban landscape in Milan was dominated by two major structures: the Duomo and Sforza Castle. While these two buildings are still major icons, the rest of the city has risen to…

Ready, Set, Click: Where to Find Milan’s Top 8 Spots to Photograph

Milan doesn’t have many massive landmarks like the Colosseum or the Ponte Vecchio, iconic places that you can capture from all angles and in different lights. But a photo tour of the city will bring…
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Milan After Dark: Where to Eat, Drink and Party in the Navigli District

Milan may be a refined fashion capital, but that doesn’t mean the entire city is perfectly polished. Take the Navigli district, an area marked by two canals, the Naviglio Grande and Naviglio Pavese, and a…

Sip and Sup: Where to Have Your Aperitivo in Milan

Aperitivo, pre-dinner drinks accompanied by complimentary nibbles, is a time-honored tradition in Milan, a city where dinner starts late. Many trace its roots to northern Italy, with some claiming that the practice of consuming an…

Pitch Perfect: This Is Milan for Soccer Lovers

Home to two historic football (aka “soccer” to most Americans) teams, Milan is a playground for footy fanatics. The heart of the city’s football culture is hard to miss: The massive San Siro Stadium, located…

From High Fashion to Funky Finds, Here’s Where to Shop in Milan

Milan is a shopping mecca — many visitors come with the express purpose of scooping up the latest fashions straight from the source. But the city offers a wide range of shops outside of the…
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Milan Must-Do’s: Start With Opera, Shopping and Aperitivi

Compared to other cities in Italy, Milan isn’t as packed with endless historic sights and countless art museums. But this just means you can leisurely enjoy the many gems that dot Italy’s most cosmopolitan city….