Milan

Kitschy bar designed by Wes Anderson is kitschy as hell

Kitschy bar designed by Wes Anderson is kitschy as hell

"I tried to make it a bar I would want to spend my own non-fictional afternoons in," says the director of his quirky new Milan venue
Expo 2015: Countries face off in architectural spectacular

Expo 2015: Countries face off in architectural spectacular

The Universal Exposition, better known as Expo 2015, kicks off in Milan on May 1 with a selection of food-themed buildings
Rare chance: Italy's secret attractions open their doors

Rare chance: Italy's secret attractions open their doors

Inaccessible for most of the year, these weird, wonderful and beautiful Italian treasures are unlocked for annual Spring Weekend
iReport: Pictures that show off the grandeur of Milan

iReport: Pictures that show off the grandeur of Milan

Milan's famous cathedral, inside-out and upside-down, plus other unmistakably Milanese images
Lonely Planet picks its top 10 cities for 2015

Lonely Planet picks its top 10 cities for 2015

The guidebook asked staff, contributors and authors for well-known and lesser-known recommendations
The fashion model's guide to Milan

The fashion model's guide to Milan

They're hot, they're popular, they're stylish. Now they're your tour guides to Italy's fashion capital
Insider guide to the most fashionable place on Earth

Insider guide to the most fashionable place on Earth

High-end brands, upwardly mobile people, hundred-thousand-dollar jackets and blue-cheese cocktails -- welcome to Milan's "fashion quadrangle"
Assignment: Your images from Milan

Assignment: Your images from Milan

Been to Italy's fashion capital? Share your best photos
Happy when it pours: The umbrella man of Milan

Happy when it pours: The umbrella man of Milan

Franceso Maglia's luxury umbrella company has weathered crisis after crisis
Milan: 7 things to know before you go

Milan: 7 things to know before you go

Here's proof that there's more to Milan than finance and fashion
World's 12 best shopping cities

World's 12 best shopping cities

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Carl Warner's surreal "foodscapes"
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