Born and bred in Milan, Barbara Quarello has been a tourist guide since 2003 an is studying for a degree in history of art. She specialises in welcoming VIP and exclusive groups who wish to do something more than just visit the highlights of Milan, but she also works as a personal shopper. She prepares customised itineraries for lovers of art history, architecture, design, fashion, cars, music and food. She is a consultant for visits to museums and art centres outside normal opening times. She is an approved Italian, English, Spanish and German tourist guide, specialising in the provinces of Milan, Monza and Brianza.