Tag Archives: dreaming of the Italian countryside

Weekends in Milan

Weekends in Milan are about as much fun as having sand in your underpants. We have just spent the last 2 weekends in Milan and I can assure you for someone who lives in this city it’s 2 weekends too … Continue reading

Posted in About Me, kids, Milan, Parenting | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Beautiful Italy, Italians, Places to go, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Weekends away – Monferrato for the Medieval Festival

This gallery contains 6 photos.

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

More Galleries | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Making the move from big city life to the Monferrato wine country

10 days after our return from our weekend spent in the scenic hills of the Monferrato countryside a girlfriend of mine calls to tell me that they are thinking about moving out of the city. She tells me they are … Continue reading

Posted in Extreme makeover: the final days, Places to go, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments