Exploring the Duomo Rooftop and Cathedral in Milan

While Milan may not be the first city you think of when planning a trip to Italy, it has more than its share of attractions – both cultural and cosmopolitan.  Mussolini founded the Fascist party here, and the entire fashion world looks to Milan’s catwalks twice a year for the Read More …

Verona : Where Romance is always in the air

Verona still feels like a Shakespearean town, strolling around the streets you can almost feel the romance in this “city of Love”. You can recall the main moments of the timeless and tragic love story of Romeo and Juliet in Verona. Even though William Shakespeare had set two plays here – The Read More …

Tips for buying better Souvenirs when Traveling

What do you think of when you see your souvenirs you have collected over the years? Do your travel keepsakes and souvenirs invoke memories of your trips to faraway places, are you reminded of conversations with locals… what your learnt about the meaning behind that token of travel that you Read More …

Burano : Italy’s Most Colorful Town in 20 Captures

Burano, is a little Italian island about 45 minutes by boat from Venice. We missed out on visiting this colorful fishing town the last time we were in Venice and wanted to make sure we visited it this time around. It is very similar to Venice but a little more Read More …

The Tower that leans : A Day trip to Pisa

No trip to Toscana is complete without a day trip to Pisa – to Piazza dei Miracoli. The Square of Miracles, has gained international fame thanks to its leaning tower and its peculiar inclination, is home to other marvelous monuments- the Cathedral, the Baptistery and the cemetery, all of them pure white Read More …

Michelangelo’s David, Botticelli’s paintings, road trip through the vine clad hills of Tuscany : Top things to do in Florence

Tuscany, in Central Italy with its capital of Florence has a rich artist and architectural heritage.  Touted as the cradle of the Renaissance, Florence is one of Europe’s great art cities. There is so much exquisite art and architecture, it’s difficult to know where to start – from Giotto’s frescoes, Read More …