Milan, Italy
Francesca, 40
NYX City Lover
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nightclubs art galleries fine dining street food street art designer clothes

What do you do and why do you do it?

Event Manager at work, freedom girl in life

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Back in Black - AC/DC

What are the best TV shows of all time?

Beverly Hills 90210

Name some spots in Milan that are good for a Tinder date.

I would take him to Deus Cafe to see if he can handle roughness and speed.

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

I get all my clothes at Wait and See, because is trendy and they always have particular pieces. I love being different and unique.

Where can you get the best cocktail in Milan? Which one do you like?

There are a lot of lounge bar where you can enjoy a nice cocktails but my favorite place is Dry Milan: a unique place and an unusual pair: pizza & cocktail! But also the Gintoneria Di Davide is a really nice experience where taste a very good gintonic.

Where would you take your partner in Milan if you wanted to really pamper them?

I think the perfect place is Ceresio 7; here the view is breathtaking and the atmosphere is in full New York style, romantic and elegant!

What are the Milan spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Duomo; Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II; Castello Sforzesco; The fashion District (Via Montenapoleone, Via della Spiga, Via Manzoni, Corso Venezia); The Scala Theatre; Naviglia; Brera District and the Pinacoteca; Cenacolo

Tomorrow’s your last day in Milan. How do you spend it?

My perfect day in Milan? Wake up earlier in the morning to enjoy a city who still sleeps; have a run in the park and get lost in the hidden corners of the city; visit one of the contemporary art museum or enjoy a brunch in a typical local at the Navigli area; get a shopping along the most famous fashion streets and have a good drink in a cool lounge club in Milan.

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

I am traveler addict and I travel for passion! There are a lot of wonderful city in the world but I think that the best one is New York; the most important metropolitan city that offers all the best; it is an innovative city that anticipates the trends. The people are friendly and there are a lot of activities: sightseen, food expirience, shopping, sport, museum, ect.

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