Syracuse

My husband was disappointed, but..

[ Aug.2022 ] On this day during our summer holiday in Syracuse in Sicily, we had lunch at a restaurant called Locanda del Collegio. The boatman on the boat trip the day before recommended us,…

Syracuse

Walk in the twilight and a restaurant

[ Aug.2022 ] After seeing a puppet show, a famous Sicilian performing art, in Syracuse, Italy, we took a walk in the old town of Ortigia. From the south to the north along the east…

Syracuse

A night in Italy in Summer

[Aug. 2022] In the evening of the day we arrived in Syracuse, a historic town in Sicily, Italy, we headed to a restaurant recommended by the landlady of Airbnb where we were staying. Syracuse’s old…

London

The tomb of Karl Marx, and the restaurant

[Aug. 2022] After finishing the tour of the West side of Highgate Cemetery in London, of course we entered the East side as well. Entering in East side is free for those who take the…

Rye

Visiting Rye by the slow train

[July, 2022] I have an almost obsessive notion that I must not waste a sunny weekend during summer and have to go somewhere, so this Sunday we went to Rye, a town in the south…

Lombardy

In Pavia where we went to eat

[April 2022] When we were staying in Milan, Italy, we had some spare time on Sunday, so we went on an excursion to Pavia, which is about an hour south of Milan by car. It’s…

Milan

Eating Tuscan foods and walking at night

[April 2022] La Vecchia Lira in Milan, Italy is one of our favourite Tuscan restaurants. It’s been a long time since we’ve been there due to the Covid-19 crisis. Moreover, I think it was the…

Sofia

The last dinner on this holiday

[April 2022] We stayed at the Residence Boutique Hotel in Sofia, the capital city, for the last night of our one-week trip to Bulgaria. In Sofia, we had stayed at a business hotel in front…

Melnik

Having a meal at a Mehana

[April, 2022] Melnik in the southwest of Bulgaria is a village located about 20 kilometres from the border with Greece. The reason why we came here is because it was recommended by an Italian colleague…