Tag Archive: weekend breaks from milan

Innsbruck Diaries: In love with Ausserkreith, Ferienhaus Panorama and the Stubaitalbahn (STB)

My most memorable vacation in Europe? Would very likely be our summer holiday in Austria. And one place that left an indelible impression? Would most certainly be Ausserkreith near Innsbruck.   We grabbed… Continue reading

In Pisa: A Date (or Two) with the Tower that Leans

On a cool, grey evening in Pisa, we walked along a pleasant route beginning at the¬†Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, past the shopping area along Corso Italia, crossing the calm waters of the River Arno,… Continue reading

Lugano: Swiss Landscapes with an Italian Touch – II

A gorgeous Sunday morning along the lake. It had been fun exploring Lugano on Saturday, and we looked forward to another great day in this Italian-speaking city in south Switzerland. A Sunny Day… Continue reading

Lugano: Swiss landscapes with an Italian touch – I

Views from our hotel room… Lake Lugano. And the powerful jet of water from a fountain… I could sit here for hours… days… months… and stare… wonder… dream. On a warm June weekend,… Continue reading

Bidding summer goodbye at Peschiera del Garda

As we got ready to welcome autumn, a grand goodbye to summer was in order. At Peschiera del Garda. On the shores of Italy’s largest lake, Lake Garda. The regional trains from Milan… Continue reading