MILANO – A Very Brief Visit

When flying to Italia from the US, your points of entry into Italia are limited, if like me, you prefer taking a direct flight, and not have to change planes elsewhere in Europe.  The two main airports that service US flights are Roma’s Fiumicino Airport, and Milano’s Malpensa Airport.  This time around, I chose to…

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BUSTO ARSIZIO

Busto Arsizio is a small city located about thirty minutes to the north of Milano.  I chose to stay there, as it is closer to Malpensa Airport than the city of Milano is, and, plus, I’d never been there before.  So, I was interested in seeing just what the place had to offer.  While there…

ROMA – THE ETERNAL CITY – Part 5

For the past few years, when I am in Roma, I call the neighborhood of Collina Fleming my home.  This is a quiet, upscale area in the north of Roma — mainly residential, but with enough businesses thrown in to make it an easy zone in which to live.  Corso Francia is close by, as…

ROMA – THE ETERNAL CITY – Part 4

Every year or so, I like to go back to an attraction that I’ve already seen in this city, and revisit it.  Every time that I do this, I see something that I hadn’t seen on the previous visit.  For this reason, I decided to revisit the Palatine Hill, and the Roman Forum.  I had…

ROMA – THE ETERNAL CITY – Part 3

There are so many things to see and do in Roma.  One must keep one’s eyes open at all times, or else you are likely to miss something special.  For it seems that on almost every corner, or practically on every building, there is something unique and interesting to see.  I am constantly discovering new…