Category Archives: Lombardy

Lovely Cremona

If are arriving in Italy by way of Milan, you might consider spending a few days in the delightful town of Cremona. I wrote a bit about Cremona awhile back, but that was only after a short day trip there. … Continue reading

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Villas and Vistas

Italy has several beautiful lakes in the northern region, but the favorite seems to be Lake Como. This uniquely shaped lake looks like the letter Y, only upside down. We decided to end our stay in Italy by relaxing on … Continue reading

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Small Museums & Workshops

Sorrento, Italy Throughout Italy it’s possible to stumble into an artisan’s workshop or find a small museum where you can meet some interesting people and learn about their passions. We’ve had some great encounters in several towns—both in the south … Continue reading

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Another Side Trip

Beautiful Cremona Another easy side trip from Reggio is the town of Parma, about 15 minutes west by train. Like most of the neighboring towns of Reggio, it has the same hexagonal shape with a few ancient city portals still … Continue reading

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