Why Northern Italy in November is a great idea

We have been to Italy a few times before, but when Mr.Suburbia mentioned that he saw tickets to Milan at a great price and we jumped on it and booked a Thanksgiving trip to Northern Italy.  While most Italian itineraries are set on summer getaways – here is why we Read More …

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 …

Milan Diaries : Pasticceria Marchesi and Prada make a great combination

We love finding cute cafes during our travels… who doesn’t like pausing for some coffee and a pastry after a long day of sightseeing or shopping.  When we found our self in the beautiful Galleria right across from the Duomo in Milan, we were looking for the famous Gucci café.  Read More …

Hotel Principe Di Savoia : The Dorchester Hotel Experience in Milan

When planning a trip to Milan in November, we were knew there would be rain around that time and wanted to be in a luxe hotel so that if we don’t get to enjoy the city we can still enjoy our stay.  And we sure found the perfect hotel – Read More …