Europe

Novara, Off The Tourist Trail in Piedmont

April 29, 2015 Andy 0

Despite its impressive architectural pedigree, plethora of pretty piazzas and historic battles, Novara never really grew much beyond about a 20km radius of its city walls and today, lies just below the tourist radar… […]

Ascona

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
Europe

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… […]