Originally from Bulgaria, Katerina has been living in Italy for 25 years now, 20 of which in Milan. Her degrees are MSc in Economics at the University of Economics of Varna (Bulgaria) followed by a BA in Linguistic and Cultural Mediation at UNIMI (University of Milan) several years later. After a short experience in finance, she changed work field following her true passion for languages, culture and communication and worked for about 10 years as an interpreter and translator. In the meanwhile she cultivated her multitude of interests in travelling, art, history, tradition, italian food and wine, which led her to new studies and eventually to a new profession. Now she is specialized in art and history tours in Milan with particular focus on Leonardo da Vinci and Italian Renaissance art. She offers also guided wine tastings, food tours -- not only in Milan, but also combined with truffle hunting in Piedmont -- and tours from Milan to the greater Italian lakes, including guided cruises mainly along the beautiful Lake Como,
After obtaining a University Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures in 1995, Mirko started leading tours in the Lombardy area. He enjoys guiding groups within the Milan city center and further afield, such as the Como region. Most recently, he enjoys taking guests to the new district of Porta Nuova and showing Milan's sustainable side and contemporary architects displaying their designs there. He speaks fluent English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Laura was born in Turin, where she studied history of art, but moved to Milan in 2002. Since her graduation, she has accumulated a long experience as an art consultant and registrar in a few museums in Turin, as well as an expertise as a local Milan guide. She speaks both English and French and she loves to meet people from all over the world, loving mostly exchanges about art, but also about traditions, day by day life, cuisine and local recipes. She loves to be both an experienced and friendly local ambassador of Milan and Como area for her travellers.
Bellagio, Varenna, Lake Como, and Historic District
Cathedral of Milan and Duomo Terraces
Navigli District and Basilica of Sant'Eustorgio