Tag Archive: weekend trips from milan

In “PIZZA” City, Napoli

The city of “authentic” pizza margherita, Napoli (or Naples), has a remarkable identity of its own. Great food (read PIZZA :)), spectacular views of the Gulf of Naples and the majestic Mount Vesuvius, a beautiful historic center,… 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

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

A Promenade in Luxembourg: The Fortifications and Valley Views

On a bright sunny morning, we began a day-long promenade of discovery in the city referred to as the “Gibraltar of the North”, owing to its strategic fortifications (which are now a UNESCO… Continue reading

The Buzz in Brussels: Comics, Waffles, the Manneken Pis and more

The capital of Belgium was on our travel itinerary in spring 2013. Tintin and Asterix, waffles and fries, the “little” Manneken Pis and the majestic Grand Place made our trip a memorable one.… Continue reading