Passing through Milano

Milano’s magnificient cathedral is only a few subway stops from the central train station. With only one sad look at the overly long queue at the luggage deposit, we took the chance to visit the duomo and the splendid Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II during a short stopover on the way to the Alps.

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Around the world in Black and White – Catania, Italy

This week, we will travel through time and space to revisit five destinations we have already visited, only that this time, we will look at them through black-and-white glasses. Given that the word ‘colors’ makes up half of the name of this blog, you are quite right if you guessed that this was not my […]

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Abruzzo Road Trip: Campo Imperatore

If you ever happen to be in Abruzzo, make sure you do not miss a visit to Campo Imperatore, a high plateau between between L’Aquila and Teramo. Sometimes called the Little Tibet of Italy, it is here where Italy is as outdoorsy as it gets south of the Alps.

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Abruzzo Road Trip: Castel Del Monte

One of the pluses of exploring one of Italy’s less popular regions is that there are actually places that you can have all to yourself. And I am not talking of smallish squares or neighborhoods with no charm whatsoever. I am talking about entire villages and towns that would be overrun by tourists if they […]

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