Tag Archives: Travel Italy

My new favorite place in Milan to have a drink, dinner and..

Recently, we went to celebrate the birthday of a good friend of ours. The place she decided to have her little shin dig is a place that I thought I knew very well. N’ombra de  vin is located in the … 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: Varese and wrought iron tables.

Antique markets in the Italian countryside..sound like fun? Well, what might sound like a perfect way to spend the weekend for some, is not exactly what I consider my ideal weekend. ( as in I would prefer to have my … Continue reading

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Ski week? Well you might get one if you are under 6 years-old and live in Northern Italy!

Now this is something I definitely do not remember having back in school. Maybe some of you can help me out on this. Did we have a week off in February for the sole purpose to go have ourselves a … Continue reading

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Happy New Years!!! New Year. New Me. Get ready. Get set..

I know what your thinking..where the hell have you been? and what on earth is that poor freaking tiger doing here? I know, I’m so sorry and of course it is totally not my fault. I was in San Candido, … Continue reading

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Winter getaways in Northern Italy: the great Dolomite Mountains

  Although I have been here before it continues to amaze me the breath-taking beauty of the Dolomites. After an entire year dedicated to the our new home, I left Milan knowing that all the pieces were in place and … Continue reading

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Weekends Away: Touring Turin

This weekend we packed up the kids and the kids – kids, (lion, teddy, baby duck and tiger, who by the way do not have car seats.) and we headed to Turin to go see ‘il nonno’. That’s ‘The grandpa’, … Continue reading

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Weekends away: The Monferrato countryside in Northern Italy

This past weekend we headed to the beautiful countryside in Northern Italy known as ‘Monferrato’. This incredible area with its rolling hills and never-ending rows of vineyards is just as famous for it’s red wines as it is for the … Continue reading

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