Category Archives: Italy

Italy: Gigondas

I just love roadtrips.  Roadtripping in Europe has been SO fun.  Despite the hiccups.  Last year, we were robbed by trickery outside of Milan.  This year, we were actually violently mugged, attacked and robbed right outside Intercontinental Hotel in Marseilles. 

Italy: Gigondas

I just love roadtrips.  Roadtripping in Europe has been SO fun.  Despite the hiccups.  Last year, we were robbed by trickery outside of Milan.  This year, we were actually violently mugged, attacked and robbed right outside Intercontinental Hotel in Marseilles. 

Italia: Lake Garda

We spent a beautiful 3 nights and 2 days at a hotel overlooking Lake Garda.  the receptionist told us, it must have been 100 years since they’d had a summer like this – gray and cloudy and rainy.  Despite the

Italia: Lake Garda

We spent a beautiful 3 nights and 2 days at a hotel overlooking Lake Garda.  the receptionist told us, it must have been 100 years since they’d had a summer like this – gray and cloudy and rainy.  Despite the

Italia: Verona

This was one of the most romantic days, even though  it started with a disappointing visit to the town of …. FERRARI.  this stop was a RIPOFF.  You were not even allowed to sit in a car, and the simulation

Italia: Verona

This was one of the most romantic days, even though  it started with a disappointing visit to the town of …. FERRARI.  this stop was a RIPOFF.  You were not even allowed to sit in a car, and the simulation

Italia: Bologna

We woke up today, ready to leave Venice.  And I realized, I had to take a couple of pics of our tiny boutique hotel room.  The room had dark green wall paper, and it was just like in the periodic

Italia: Bologna

We woke up today, ready to leave Venice.  And I realized, I had to take a couple of pics of our tiny boutique hotel room.  The room had dark green wall paper, and it was just like in the periodic

Italy: Venezia & Burano

I woke up at about 5.30 the next morning for a washroom trip. The hotel receptionist was occupying the washroom, taking a shower I think.  He took forever.  I looked out and saw it was sun-rise time.   There was a

Italy: Venezia & Burano

I woke up at about 5.30 the next morning for a washroom trip. The hotel receptionist was occupying the washroom, taking a shower I think.  He took forever.  I looked out and saw it was sun-rise time.   There was a

Italy: Venice is for lovers

Day 5: We had a cosy breakfast at our aguritismo.   The hostess had so many stories to tell.  Her brother died in World War II, she was a baby when he died.  Her mother never talked about it.  She became

Italy: Venice is for lovers

Day 5: We had a cosy breakfast at our aguritismo.   The hostess had so many stories to tell.  Her brother died in World War II, she was a baby when he died.  Her mother never talked about it.  She became

Milan: The Awful Day

This is the only pic we have from my photostream from Milan. Milan was a big disappointment.  We arrived with a booking for 35Euros for a “business” hotel” .  We wondered how could it be so cheap, perhaps we got

Milan: The Awful Day

This is the only pic we have from my photostream from Milan. Milan was a big disappointment.  We arrived with a booking for 35Euros for a “business” hotel” .  We wondered how could it be so cheap, perhaps we got