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Italia Quattro: Lombardy

Having previously posted a blog in 2013 about our trip to Switzerland (Cœur des Alpes), it was remiss of me not to complete the story. 1,007 more words


Alpe Giumello 

For a refreshingly challenging day after much inactivity due to jetlag, I set off out the door and headed slowly up Mount Muggio to be dazzled by my surroundings. 256 more words

Franciacorta – Able to Accompany Many a Meal – or Just as an Aperitif

Franciacorta was Italy’s first DOCG wine – instituted in 1995, and also stands out through the fact that it is obtained by the natural re-fermentation in bottle of Chardonnay and/or Pinot Nero and Pinot Bianco (50% maximum). 275 more words


Ornica, Lombardy, Italy

Photo: @aroundtheworld180days

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Visit Brera, Milan

By far my favourite neighbourhood in Milan is Brera. It’s the artistic / bohemian heart of the city, hosting some fantastic galleries, bars & restaurants. The district is a gem full of historic and cultural sights. 589 more words