Monthly Archives: December 2011

Paris ~ Day 1 and Day 2

Bonjour! We took a budget flight from Milan to Paris. The airport staff were quite strict – we were only allowed to 1 carry-on bag and those who did not follow the rules were not allowed to check in! After … Continue reading

Posted in France | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Italy ~ Milan ~ D13 and D14

Happy Boxing Day! We did not really tour Milan for the next two days. We went to the Serravalle Design Outlet on Day 13 and left for Paris on Day 14. The meeting point for the former was near Piazza … Continue reading

Posted in Italy | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Italy ~ Milan ~ D12

Merry Xmas! As I looked through the pictures, deciding which ones to press, I wonder how people spend Christmas in Milan? They probably spend it like we did on our first day at Duomo di Milano and Galleria Vittoria Emanuele II. Probably … Continue reading

Posted in Italy | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Italy ~ Venice ~ D11 ~ Night

When I was in Venice, I did not really feel that it is beautiful at night. Maybe it’s because of the chilly weather – most of the times, we are rushing back to the warmth of our hotel 😛 Now … Continue reading

Posted in Italy | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Italy ~ Venice ~ D11 ~ Murano and Burano

We spent Day 11 on two islands in Venice – Murano and Burano known for their glass and lace. Now, most of the glasses and laces are imported from China and no longer produced on the island. But they continue to … Continue reading

Posted in Italy | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Italy ~ Venice ~ D10 ~ St Mark’s Square

After our Grand Canal cruise (see previous press), we spent most of day 10 in St Mark’s Square. Besides the Doges Palace, there was plenty of must-see in the only piazza in Venice. We had a small misadventure at our … Continue reading

Posted in Italy | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment