Italy: Milan Duomo (including walking tour)

Italy: Milan Duomo (including walking tour)

I have a great interest in the architecture of churches and cathedrals. I love them. I always like to visit as many as I can when exploring both in England and other countries around the world. When it was decided that Mr ESLT and I were to  visit Milan I couldn't be happier because as a [...]

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Italy: More to Milan than shopping? 

Italy: More to Milan than shopping? 

Mr ESLT and I always try and celebrate birthdays/anniversaries etc exploring somewhere in the world and for my recent 32nd birthday we decided on Milan in Northern Italy. Now I love Italy and have never made a secret of that. It is possibly my favourite country in the world however Milan had never really been [...]

Italy: Da Vinci’s The Last Supper, Milan

Italy: Da Vinci’s The Last Supper, Milan

I would never call myself an art buff, far from it in fact. I do however like art especially from the High Renaissance period. Michelangelo and Da Vinci especially strike a cord with me. I have been lucky enough to previously admire Michelangelo’s David in the Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence and the breathtaking Sistine Chapel [...]

Italy: Guesthouse Ca’Monteggia, Milan

Italy: Guesthouse Ca’Monteggia, Milan

Accommodation in Italy can be very expensive and I'm sure anyone who has ever visited will agree with that. Mr ESLT and I always try to find value for money accommodation wherever we visit. We are definitely not hostel type people and try, where possible to stay in the centre of the town or city we are visiting. Mr ESLT and I normally spend hours researching [...]