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Milan Per Un Giorno

I apologize for my lack of posts. Since I got back from Europe I have been catching up on summer activities, hanging with friends, and also catching up on sleep. 788 more words


Positano & beyond | Amalfi

We had been some time on Italy’s stunning Amalfi Coast before we actually visited the town of Amalfi itself. Or perhaps I should call it a city, for Amalfi is a place rich in maritime history left over from a time when it was as important on the trading map as Venice and Genoa. 626 more words


When travel gives you lemons…go to Milan

When you’re planning a multi-country trip, the list of things to organise is long and it’s rare that all of your plans will play nice. This is the blessing and curse of travel. 946 more words


Il Duomo

In the same way that all streets lead to Rome back in the days of the Empire, all modern streets in Milan either lead into the Piazza del Duomo, or circle around it. 103 more words

Thoughts And Travels

Random Photo for 07/20/2014

Today’s photo was taken at the Piazzale Michelangelo in Florence, Italy.  Most of the sights of Florence are close to each other and Piazzale Michelangelo is on the other side of the Arno river giving you a great view of the sights of Florence and into Tuscany as well.  9 more words



During the summer 5 appointments with art and music at opera museum; get the opportunity to go up the façade, to attend a concert in the statue hall, as well as to taste an awesome ice cream. 8 more words

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The elusive trams of Milan

There were a lot of pleasant surprises in store during my recent (unplanned) trip to Milan, but one that really stood out for me was the trams. 152 more words