Our Final Destination – Venice!

Frankfurt to Basel to Venice After a fun packed journey which started out in Frankfurt and then passed through Basel and also Arth Goldau in Switzerland, we’ve finally made it to Venice in the final leg of our journey. Venice is a superb City buried in the history and culture of Italy. A warm, romantic city which conjures up […]

Rome comes under the spotlight as the Pope prepares to visit

Pope Benedict XVl is preparing to visit Rome later this month to pay his respects to the 335 victims of Hitler’s bomb attacks on Rome during World War II. The Nazi massacre included mostly Romans and Jews with a few criminals thrown in for good measure. A mausoleum in the shape of a bunker has […]

Milan’s Romantic Side

Milan might be in the midst of the sex scandal involving Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and the under-age prostitute known as ‘Ruby’, but that’s no reason why a fabulous break in this gorgeous cosmopolitan town is not possible. Milan is one of the world’s fashion capitals and is entrenched in history, fashion, beauty and heritage. […]