The Swiss Face of Lake Maggiore

February 27, 2015 Andy 0

As we drove further north, I began to fear for the beauty of the lake in whose company I had spent so much time. Had the Mediterranean spirit of its Italian meanderings been lost to the Alpine discipline of its Swiss shores? […]

Ferrari shop, Milan

Can Anyone Actually Afford to Shop in Milan?

February 7, 2015 Andy 0

Can anyone actually afford to shop in Milan’s Quadrilatero d’Oro or are these outlets just showcases for collections, static runways for designers who can’t afford not to be seen in one of the world’s fashion capitals… […]

Expo Milano 15 site, Milan

Food For Thought, A Guide To Expo Milano 2015

February 2, 2015 Andy 0

From 1st May to 31st October 2015 an estimated 20 million visitors will descend on Milan and its satellite host sites expecting to be entertained, informed and amazed. And Milan is gearing up to deliver on all three fronts… […]


Our Ten Favourite Hikes from 2014

December 18, 2014 Jack 0

It’s been a year of outstanding meals thankfully the effects of which have been countered by some equally outstanding hikes, many of which have taken our breaths away… […]