Marvel at the Marble Duomo
Renaissance Churches and Galleria Vittorio Emanuele
From Brera to the Castle
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Luisa was born and bred in Milan. After getting an MA from the University of Rome, she also received a PhD in Political Science and History from the University of Milan. She has worked as associated Professor by the University of the Study in Milano and as a lecturer of Art and History at the Seton Hall University (NJ) Luisa is passionate about Renaissance, as well as putting traditions, uses and moral codes of the past, in context with today's Milan. She's also been working as a personal shopper for many years and is familiar with the best boutiques and shops in the city. When not guiding, she works as reporter for a major italian newspaper Corriere della Sera.
Tiziana was born in Lombardy, grew up in Milano and received two degrees at the Università di Milano, in Art History and Foreign Languages and Literature. She had always felt a great passion for the theatre so decided to go to Drama school and became an actress shortly afterwards. After a few years pursuing her acting career, she started to travel extensively and intensively from continent to continent fascinated by the different cultures. Back to her roots in Italy, she rediscovered the treasures and the mystery of her home territory and remains in total agreement with Proust “the true voyage of discovery is not so much in seeking new landscapes as in having new eyes." She enjoys offering new eyes to visitors to Milan.
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,
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