The new tram line 2 in Florence

In July 2019, Steve and I embarked on an East Mediterranean cruise on board MSC Sinfonia. We would visit Venice, Split, Santorini, Mykonos, Dubrovnik and Ancona. But our first stop was Florence.

REVIEW | FH55 Hotel Calzaiuoli Firenze

In July 2019, Steve and I embarked on an East Mediterranean cruise on board MSC Sinfonia. We would visit Venice, Split, Santorini, Mykonos, Dubrovnik and Ancona. But our first stop was Florence.

Six not too obvious cities to discover

Where next? We have been travelling together since 2013. Together or separately, we have fallen under the charm of some cities we didn’t expect to.

From Milan to Sankt Moritz on the iconic Bernina Express line

After my adventures in France and Italy it was time to move on to the last country of this trip, Switzerland. We elected to travel on the famous Bernina route from Tirano to Sankt Moritz, one of the few railway lines in the world to be recognised as a UNESCO world heritage site. As the…

Roadtrip to Como

As I visited the highlights of Milan in 4 hours the previous day and as my friend Michel that joined me in Milan for the weekend had a rental car we decided to make a road trip to the Como Lake to spend our Saturday.

Holiday Inn Milan Garibaldi station

After getting lost in the Milano Garibaldi station upon exiting the metro from Milano Centrale where I arrived by Frecciarossa from Turin, I finally managed to escape the station and arrive at my hotel for the night, the Holiday Inn Milan Garibaldi station. It is located at the rear end of the Garibaldi station and tramline…