France

Lovely Lunch During the Demonstration

[ Dec.2018 ] We arrived at our booked restaurant, Au Petit Riche in Paris without much delay while the Yellow Vest demonstration was at its height. However, the friend who lives in Paris and who…

Piedmont

The Town Called Avigliana

[ June 2018 ] We went to see the Sacra di San Michele, in Piedmont, from Milan in Italy. Seeing some photos of this monastery, it looked magnificent standing on top of a hill, so we…

Sardinia

The Lobster Spaghetti in Castelsardo

[ May 2018 ] The weather did not improve on the next day of our short holiday in Sardinia in Italy. We asked the receptionist in our hotel for some ideas of things to do…

Sardinia

To Bosa

[ May 2018 ] On the second night in Sardinia in Italy, we had strong wind and rain and the shutters of the hotel in Alghero, where we stayed, kept making loud noises. Everyone here…

Sardinia

About the Delicious Lunch and Some Other Things

[ May 2018 ] For our lunch on the second day in Alghero, the town in Sardinia in Italy, we looked for a restaurant called Nautilus, which was recommended on a website. According to the…

Sardinia

Very Good Seafood and the Winter of the Island

[ May 2018 ] The main purpose of our holiday to Sardinia in Italy this time was to go to the beautiful beach in a small town called Stintino. We decided to stay in Alghero, because…

Abruzzo

Very Good Lunch and Confetti

[ Apr.2018 ] Now it was lunch time in Sulmona, a town in Abruzzo in the middle of Italy. Our guide, Guido, took us to a restaurant called Il Vecchio Muro, which he had been…

Lombardy

First visit to Cremona in 7 years

[ Jan.2018 ] At one weekend with fine weather, we realised we had no appointments, so we went to Cremona in Lombardy, from Milan in Italy. We have not been there for seven years. Cremona is…

Abruzzo

Skewered mutton and small pizza

[ Nov.2017 ] The last meal we had in Abruzzo in the middle of Italy was skewered mutton. As you can see from the photo above, they looked like Japanese yakitori, but they were not…