Italy

Eco-chic Hotel Milano Scala / Milan


Friday, July 28, 2017

Hotel Milano Scala is the perfect place to stay for an eco-conscious and chic traveller, who appreciates art, culture, and impeccable service attending to all their creature comforts.   This lovely hotel is based in the heart of Milan, in the prestigious Brera district. It’s located a stone’s throw away from Teatro alla Scala, and the seven-storey, ...

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Postcards from Lake Como, Italy


Sunday, August 28, 2016

Some places you visit and they can't be put into words. Lake Como is that place for me, not that my vocabulary is not big enough (although maybe it isn't) it simply is ineffable, that's a big word you can look up! I had the pleasure of visiting this majestic lake back in July 2015, although ...

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Verona & Lake Garda In Pictures


Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Verona's history dates back to ancient Rome and is very charming and romantic, painted in the terracotta coloured love of Romeo & Juliet. There are many ruins, historic buildings and of course, sights which you can visit which are dedicated to the love story of the young lover birds...                ...

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ⓥ Cultivated Magic – Joia Milan


Monday, August 3, 2015

Joia is a Michelin-starred, 80% vegan restaurant in Milan. This is no ordinary restaurant, however, as the owner behind it is soulful master chef Pietro Leemann; a man on a mission to change the world of food. Pietro Leemann is the creative mind behind Joia, where each dish is formulated with a concept; a story, which is playful yet meaningful ...

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Best Farmers Market In Rome


Wednesday, July 22, 2015

For me, visiting a local farmers market in whichever country  I go to gives the trip just a wee bit authentic feel. And it was no different when I came across this golden nugget.As I was wandering around like a wandering dervish in the back streets of the Roman Forum, I stumbled across the terrific Circus ...

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Where to eat around Trevi Fountain


Wednesday, July 15, 2015

I like most things to have substance and style, and it is no different when it comes to my travelling.I ended up in Rome by default, as I was initially booked to attend a work conference but by the time the trip came I was no longer with the company, so what does one do? ...

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