If you love to travel, see different countries and especially learn about cultures from all over the world the Milano Expo 2015 is the place for you. This event is a Universal Exposition, or World’s Fair, that brings together 145 countries in order to share their traditions and at the same time find solutions to a problem affecting us all :Food: Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life.
The Milano Expo 2015 is trying to find solutions for the world hunger, the event is describe by the official webpage as ”A platform for the exchange of ideas and shared solutions on the theme of food, stimulating each country’s creativity and promoting innovation for a sustainable future, Expo 2015 gives everyone the opportunity to find out about, and taste, the world’s best dishes, while discovering the best of the agri-food and gastronomic traditions of each of the exhibitor countries.”
The Expo was opened in May this years and you still have time to visit it until the 31 October. The area on which the event is held has 490 acres at about 15 kilometers from Milan, on this space you will find pavilions from all the 145 countries, 17 organizations and 21 businesses.The Expo is open every day from 10:00 to 23:00, Saturdays and Sundays until 24:00, and you can get there by car, metro, tour bus, taxi and train. The tickets can be bought by day and they start at 39.00€ per adult, there are family packages available and discounts for disable people and senior citizens. Over 20 million visitors are expected to visit the Expo.
Usually it takes years to visit over 100 countries and a lot of money too. The World’s Fairs are events that bring together nations not only to exhibit technological innovations but also cultural exchange, and improvement of the national image by nation branding.
Each of the 145 countries have built their own pavilion and it’s the perfect opportunity to learn about all their traditions and especially taste all the foods from all over the world in one single day. You will also get a passport on witch you can collect stamps from all the pavilions that you have visited.The Milano Expo is definitely worth a visit, where else can you learn tango from Argentinian dancers, see huge dancing puppets from Iran, drink mojitos and fine coffee from Cuba and attend at a Dutch party, all in one single day.