Who let the “Dwarves” out? At Wroclaw, Poland

At the corner of a street. On a window sill. Outside a hotel. Beside a restaurant. At the zoo. Near the university. Everywhere. Anywhere. The “dwarves” of Wroclaw (approximately 1 foot tall) were difficult to… Continue reading

A Gift For Christmas

Our after-school routine has stayed pretty much the same for about a year now. I pick up my 4-year old son from school, we take the metro and get off at one of the major… Continue reading

A “Wall” of a Time at Lucca

During conversations with friends in Italy (over a cup of cappuccino, of course :)), a popular topic of discussion is the charming cities of this country. And one town that many folks have… Continue reading

In the Medieval City of Siena: “The” Piazza and a Fortezza

Spotting the contrade while walking in the streets of the historic center of Siena was a fun way to explore the Tuscan city. But, of course, we had “bigger” sights to discover. And as always,… Continue reading

In the Medieval City of Siena: Spotting the Contrade and More

A weekend in the medieval Tuscan city of Siena. A city well-known for the Palio horse race in the Piazza del Campo, brought to the big screen by the Bond movie, Quantum of Solace.… Continue reading

Postcards and Stories from Milan: Ago, Filo e Nodo

Just outside the Cadorna station in Milan, is a beautiful, unique two-part sculpture – Ago, Filo e Nodo i.e. Needle, Thread and Knot. It was one of the first “attractions” of Milan that… Continue reading

A Promenade in Luxembourg: Vallée de la Pétrusse

Our morning promenade of discovery in Luxembourg had been remarkable, and we were eager to resume the journey. It was time for a stroll in the gorgeous Vallée de la Pétrusse. As we descended… Continue reading

Postcards and Stories from Milan: Monumento ai Caduti

The war memorial, the Monumento ai Caduti, also known as Tempio della Vittoria, is situated a short walk away from the Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio. This beautiful monument was closed to the public when… Continue reading

Postcards and Stories from Milan: Arco della Pace

Paris? No! :) The Arco della Pace (Arch of Peace) at Piazza Sempione (Parco Sempione) on a gorgeous spring day in Milan. Wishing you peace and triumph in your personal goals! :)

Postcards and Stories from Milan

I’ve always loved walking around a city or town to explore it. Sometimes with a destination in mind, sometimes without. Sometimes in a happy mood, sometimes in a sad one. Sometimes brimming with… Continue reading