Elegance, style and tradition: wouldn’t it be nice to find all these traits together? Maybe in the same place or, even better mixed, in different proportions in a wine? Northern Italy allows this: elegance, style and tradition are qualities that surely come into your mind when you think about Milan, its neighbouring areas are no exception.
Northern Italy has much to offer to the adventurous tourist who dares to leave behind the more traditional attractions and venture further afield.
Villa Necchi alla Portalupa, located in Gambolo (PV), for instance, is a good place to fall in love with Vigevano’s Piazza Ducale, to get lost in Pavia's medieval streets, or to quietly enjoy Ticino’s natural preserve. The house was built about 200 years ago, but owes its name, and its architectural style, to the Milanese entrepreneur Vittorio Necchi who restored it in the thirties.
Home to 7,107 islands, the tropical archipelago of the Philippines offers a ton of attractions which can satisfy the wanderlust in you.
Whether you’re looking for some relaxing alone time under the sun or want to go on an adrenaline pumping trekking or water adventure, this country surely has something to offer -- from immaculate white beaches, to dramatic terrains and sensational views. Aside from its natural raw beauty, the Philippines is also home to some mesmerizing historical sites and churches where one can explore culture, heritage and art. To top it off, it can also take you on an unforgettable gastronomical adventure with its sumptuous native cuisine.