Taste of Milano 2017

As you may know (or have previously read), one of my goals for this journey was to attend as many of the European Taste Festivals as I could while over here. The 2017 season began last weekend, with the Taste of Milano. Set at 'The Mall' exhibition space in Porta Nuova, the Taste of Milano … Continue reading Taste of Milano 2017

Turin – Part 1

OVERVIEW For some reason I had in my mind this was a smaller town with nothing to its name but a musty old Shroud. That's what you get for not reading up. It's not. It's a fairly large city with a long history originating from Roman times, and no less than 18km of shopping arcades. … Continue reading Turin – Part 1


OVERVIEW Unfortunately, out of all the places we had visited so far, Florence had the seediest feel - immediately evident on arriving from the main station. As we were walking to our hotel, we heard some screaming and shouting, then two girls running - it seemed like they had been robbed? It's also possible they … Continue reading Florence