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See: The Alfa Romeo museum

See: The Alfa Romeo museum

  Before returning to the Netherlands, there was one more place I visited near Milan: The Alfa Romeo museum.┬áMy boyfriend is a big fan and the museum was completely renovated and re-opened the 30th of June 2015. We had a lot of luck, because the […]

Thoughts: Being Erasmus abroad

I am back in the Netherlands. After 5 months of studying (and a little bit of traveling) in Milan I am back in the Netherlands and it is great! I almost feel like I never left, which is really weird since it has been almost […]

See: The pavilion of the United Kingdom

So after a general post on the Expo (here) and my post on the pavilion of the United Arab Emirates last week, this week I will talk about another great pavilion: The pavilion of the United Kingdom. It was designed by British artist Wolfgang Buttress. […]

See: The pavilion of the United Arab Emirates

Last week I wrote a general post about going to the Expo, this week (and next week) I wanted to go into more detail about my two favorite pavilions. The one from the United Arab Emirates, designed by Norman Foster and the one from the […]

Do: The world Expo 2015

As you may or may not know, this year is a special year for Milan. They are hosting the World Expo and this is actually one of the reasons why I came to Milan in the spring semester and not in the fall semester. So […]

See: Museo del Novecento

I really like going to musea, especially when I am one of the few people there. There is something about the quietness, the big empty spaces (except for the art and occasional chair/bench) and the vibe of being there to admire stuff. I am not […]

See: Fondazione Prada

Last weekend I went to Fondazione Prada in Milan. It is a very recent addition to the Milan scenery, having only opened on the 9th of May this year. The Fondazione Prada is an institution dedicated to contemporary art and culture and the new building […]

See: Hangar Bicocca

If you are ever in Milan and you have a little extra time or you want to visit a different kind of art centre than the musea in the centre of Milan, than Hangar Bicocca should be at the top of your list. (It is […]

Do: 10 things to know about life in Milan – part 2

I have been in Milan now for a month and I thought I would write down a few things I wish I had known before moving here. I made a top 10, but because the post gets very long if I write all ten in […]

Do: 10 things to know about life in Milan – part 1

I have been in Milan now for a month and I thought I would write down a few things I wish I had known before moving here. I made a top 10, but because the post gets very long if I write all ten in […]