Lombardy

Visit the Palace – Mantua

[ Dec.2018 ] After enjoying a good lunch in Mantua, the World Heritage town in the north of Italy, we visited the Palazzo Ducale itself. This palace was where the powerful aristocratic Gonzaga family lived…

Lombardy

After Visiting the Cathedral, We Had lunch

[ Dec.2018 ] After visiting Castello San Giorgio in Mantua, the World Heritage town in the north of Italy, we headed for the restaurant we had booked. On the way, we came across the Cathedral, so…

Lombardy

To Mantua

[ Dec.2018 ] On a day in the middle of December, when the weather was fine but bitterly cold, we visited Mantua from Milan in Italy. Mantua is listed as a Unesco World Heritage site,…

Italy

Sheep-Shaped Pendant and the Garden Palace

[ Nov.2018 ] In Sabbioneta, the World Heritage town in northern Italy, we visited the Museum of Sacred Art next. This was one of the three places included in the ticket we bought at Chiesa…

Italy

The Splendid Church We Saw After Lunch

[ Nov.2018 ] Because of all the tourist attractions in Sabbioneta, the small town in the north of Italy closed at 1pm, so we looked for somewhere that we could eat a light lunch. My…

Lombardy

Lovely Exhibition in the Palace

[ Nov.2018 ] In the small World Heritage town in Italy, Sabbioneta, we visited Palazzo Ducale next, which is in the Piazza Ducale. This was the house of Vespasiano Gonzaga, who built this town. It…

Lombardy

Attracted to the Beautiful Theatre

[ Nov.2018 ] We found that we unexpectedly had one day free, so we went to Sabbioneta, about 160km south east of Milan. The reason we chose this place is that when my husband was…

Italy

The Festival Called ‘Terroni Offsite’ 

[ June 2018 ] A festival called ‘Terroni Offsite’ was held in Sesto San Giovanni, the outskirts of Milan in Italy. So, what is Terroni? The people in northern Italy call the people from the…

Milan

Milan Photomarathon, Hoping for Third Time Lucky

[ June 2018 ] We joined the Milan Photomarathon again this year. This was the third time for us (explanation of the Photomarathon is here). For us it was the third, but as an organisation,…