One of the pecks of living in Milan as a non-European citizen is the agreement between European Union countries to allow free movement of residents and even tourists within the Schengen Area without the need for a Visa.
Day trips from Milan do not require a lot of time to plan. The regional train ticket prices remain fairly the same, except for fast trains like FrecciaRossa which gets more expensive closer to your travel date.
As regards to costs of items, Florence is quite on the same radar as Milan. But if you keep your eyes out for Trattorias and dig just a little more, you can score good deals that will help you save more on your trip!
The city was quiet and still asleep. Few cars and people were on the road, also because it was a Sunday. The houses at the northern part of the city are built in similar clusters and modern – no anciently carved balconies or windows.