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Beyond the Basics: Milan

Plan your trip to Milan with Condé Nast Traveler’s guide to the best hotels, restaurants, and things to do.<p>As Italy’s fashion, finance, publishing, and design capital, Milan—like New York or Paris—has the zip and bustle of a great cosmopolitan city. It’s a place that knows how to do business, and …

The Perfect Weekend in Milan

If you only have three days to spend in Italy’s capital of chic, don’t worry—that’s enough time to get a taste of what the city has to offer. From iconic landmarks like the Duomo and Santa Maria delle Grazie to hidden local gems, this itinerary has all the city’s must-see essentials covered.<p>Day 1: …

Here's why everyone wants to go to Milan this year

Flights to Milan from the US are regularly cheaper than they are to other European cities.<p>And with the euro near an all-time low, US visitors can take advantage of the shopping, dining, and nightlife the city has to offer.<p>Bottom line — if you see a great deal on a flight to Milan, book it. There's …

20 Things to Do in Milan to Fulfill Your 5 Senses

Zona Navigli, Milan<p>World renowned as the capital of fashion, Milan is this and many more. Thanks to its ancient history and modern glory as the …

How Not to Look Like a Tourist In Milan

<i>by J.J. Martin</i><p>Milan is more than Italy's business or fashion capital -- it's a city as stubbornly passionate about maintaining its sense of tradition as it is dedicated to innovation. Just make sure to follow these rules on your next visit.<p>A busy coffee bar in Milan | Photo: Courtesy Alamy<p><b>Don't</b> …

St. Bart’s: Why Go Now

The island’s grande dame hotels are looking younger than ever.<p>Stay<p>On gorgeous Flamands Bay, the rebranded Cheval Blanc St.-Barth Isle de France has …

10 Safest Airlines In The World

With 21 fatal accidents and 986 fatalities, 2014 was one of deadliest years in aviation history.<p>That said, flying is still one of the safest forms of transportation in the world. According to Australian consumer aviation website AirlineRatings.com, the airline industry transported 3.3 billion …

Travel Tipping: Don't Forget the Housekeeper

A Woman's Nation (AWN) and Maria Shriver, joined by Marriott International, just launched an initiative called The Envelope Please, which encourages hotel guests to tip housekeepers by placing designated envelopes in their hotel rooms. This endeavor is a way for hotel patrons to acknowledge the …

A Day Trip To Oia, Santorini, Greece: What Not To Miss

While I thoroughly recommend spending as much time as possible in Santorini, sometimes all you have is the option of one day. If you find yourself island hopping throughout Greece, here is your itinerary for exploring Oia, on the island of Santorini.<p><b>1. Swimming in Amoudi Bay</b><p>Start your day with a …

LaGuardia Airport's Stylish New American Express Lounge Is Fantastic

But things are looking up for the beleaguered airport — at least for a certain group of customers. In August of 2014, American Express opened its Centurion Lounge, a drastic departure from the often drab domestic lounges that populate most major airports around the country.<p>Located inside Terminal B …

33 Gorgeous Reasons to Travel to Milan

Most tourists crowd Italy’s famously beautiful cities like Florence, Rome and Venice, but the photographer Laura La Monaca, of the blog Daily …