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Vuorta ylös ja alas, kävellen

Kävelystä on kasvanut meille intohimon kokoinen nautinto. Parikymmentä vuotta sitten kokeilimme, että jaksamme kiivetä Stresan

keskustasta asunnolle. Se oli kodin hankinnan edellytys. Jaksamme edelleen parinkymmenen minuutin uurastuksen mäkeä ylös jopa kevyehkön kauppakassin kanssa. 691 more words


If You Question Your Sanity, You’re Not Alone 🤡

I have been questioning my sanity for the last two years more than the last 30 combined.

One question I always ask “why can’t I settle with a normal 9–5 job, start a family and go to the cinema on the weekend?” 437 more words


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


Our Easter trip exploring different towns on Lago Maggiore

We were cracking our heads to figure out what to do and where to go over Easter this year. We weren’t as quick as usual with booking flights and going anywhere within Europe seemed too much to pay for a weekend. 635 more words



Signora, ce non e possibile, oli isännöitsijän välitön kommentti, kun näytimme hänelle terassilta saunan paikkaa. Kerrostalon parvekkeelle ei saa rakentaa saunaa, hän lisäsi yhtiöjärjestystä referoiden. Sauna tai kylpyhuone, … 557 more words


Italy and simple pleasures

Italy is the country of simple pleasures. It became clear to me when I ordered a green salad to go with my pasta. I am not sure what type of green it was. 270 more words


The Grass is Greener on Malghera

Travelling between the Borromean Islands of Isola Bella and Isola Superiore dei Pescatori on the calm waters of Lake Maggiore, I find myself not thinking about the elaborate palace, bizarre sculptures and lavish gardens of Isola Bella, nor of the lunch of local lake fish, which I plan to have on Isola Superiore, but of the small uninhabited rock, which lies between them. 229 more words