Flying Over Mont Blanc Mountain

Leaving Switzerland, on our way home to Doha, Qatar the pilot announced we were flying over the famous Mont Blanc mountain.  I thought of sharing this because the “White Mountain”, is the highest mountain in the Alps… and very cool! Love, Stephanie ps….lets hope I zoomed in and took pictures of the correct mountain!!!  LoL!!…

Driving from Campione d’Italia, an Italian Exclave to Lavin, Switzerland

This was a beautiful drive of transforming culture and architecture as well as changing landscape as we left Campione d’Italia and drove through the Mediterranean inspired Swiss town of Lugano and Italian commune Porlezza back into the European inspired areas of Switzerland surrounded by the Alps such as  St. Moritz , Zernez and Susch that lead us to Lavin. By the time…

Piazza del Duomo, Milan, Italy

We drove from Campione d’Italia to Milan to spend an afternoon at the Piazza del Duomo.  We parked our car at one of the may parking garages and took the metro to Duomo.  It was an exciting entrance into the piazza as we walked up the steps from the metro directly into the centre of the square….

Campione d’Italia, Italy – An Italian Exclave in Switzerland

We stumbled upon this jewel of a location trying to find a hotel with parking in Lugano.  We didn’t realize we were in a Italian exclave until we arrived.  And what an AMAZING surprise! I fell in love with Campione d’Italia. The entire town crawls up from the shores of Lake Lugano along the base of Sighignola Mountain.  Here,…