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Milan, one big step forward..

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Weekends in Milan have never been better. This weekend the weather was beautiful and Milan was full of things to do for people of every age. This year along with the Orticola, the Flower Market that happens once a year … Continue reading

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Weekends in Milan, the beautiful Rotonda della Besana

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Weekends in Milan can be quite relaxing, especially if you happen to get a day of blue skies and sunshine like the one we had today. There are loads of events/exhibitions offered for all ages, all you have to do … Continue reading

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14 reasons not to become a blogger..what WordPress doesn’t tell you..

1.) You have to learn blogging etiquette. (ie; read other people’s blogs just because they read yours, leave nice messages, even become a follower of fellow bloggers..) 2.) You have difficulties living real life moments because you are already thinking … Continue reading

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Italian neighbors

When I first arrived in Italy I had a lot to learn about my hosting country. The do’s the dont’s and the your better off if you look the other way type of stuff. Many things made perfect sense and … Continue reading

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Weekends in Northern Italy: in search of Tartufo Bianco

One of the luxury’s about living in Northern Italy is how close you are to absolutely everything, making weekend getaways not only easy but practically routine, where a Sunday afternoon drive to the countryside for lunch is not unusual. Especially … Continue reading

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Italian Style..

Italian style is unmistakable. It is in the way they speak, the way they move, the way they dress. A tangible elegance, an extreme politeness, a qualcosa di speciale – that can only be Made in Italy.. From the cars … Continue reading

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Weekends away – Monferrato for the Medieval Festival

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This past weekend after our tour de force of children’s’ sports days, shows and yes Saturday was also the end of the year school party, we decided we needed a break from it all. As in fresh air and wide … Continue reading

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Weekends away – Villa D’Este Lake Como for The festival of elegance.

Just a 40 minute trip from Milan and we are home, aka: Nonnas’ home (grandma’s)on the beautiful lake of Como. I love going to Nonnas’ house and I’m especially looking forward to it this weekend. I imagine the children and … Continue reading

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Finding parking in this city can often be quite a task, the narrow streets are usually jam packed with cars parked bumper to bumper. (and sometimes they are parked on your bumper) I’m with my daughter and we are going … Continue reading

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Weekends away..24 hours in Venice

There comes a certain point in mommy-hood when you start to feel like you are in serious need of a little R&R. (for my Italian readers that means rest and relaxation) R&R as in sleeping past 6.45am, as in not … Continue reading

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