weekend warriors // a weekend in milano

If you caught our recent post about exploring a city on a time crunch, or have been following @lazytravelers on Instagram since at least November, then you saw that I (fairly) recently visited Milan, er, Milano,  for the first time. To be totally honest, I had minimal expectations. Milan seems like a city that most people either love or hate. The ones who love it, love the nightlife, restaurant scene, and shopping. While this sounds fab, they’re not inherently baby-friendly activities, so Milano was temporarily on the backburner. But when an opportunity presents itself to visit a new city, who am I to decline? So, with a week’s notice, we were on our way to…

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the lazy girls’ guide to navigating a new city in a time crunch

When it comes to travel, we consider ourselves to have many varied areas of expertise. Need to know what cultural stuff you can skip in favor of eating your way through any given European capital city? We’re your girls. Wondering what IS the right amount of red wine to drink on an overnight flight so you don’t arrive looking like a zombie straight out of the depths of hell? You call us. Maximizing your time in a new city, cramming in as much wonder as you possibly can in 18 hours or less? Ehhhh…. that is just not our style. In news that will shock no one, we don’t really like to feel pressure to…

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a matter of life & death in italy’s lakes region

After five perfect days of sunshine and happiness way down south in Puglia, our motley crew of bloggers and husbands boarded a flight to Milan and, one hour later, we deplaned to a light, cool drizzle. Because we weren’t quite ready to say our goodbyes, we hopped in our rental cars and made our way into the city center for lunch at Eataly. I’ll admit — having been to New York’s Eataly plenty of times, it seemed a little silly to go to one IN Italy, but nay! The place was packed with locals. Lunch was delicious, and though we didn’t see much of Milan, it did seem on par with everything I’d heard —…

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