Shopping not Swimming at Hermès in Paris!

    Paris has many beautiful shops but none quite like the Hermès store on Rue de Sèvres in the heart of St Germain. Built in 1935, the Lutetia swimming pool closed many years later and was...

    Secrets of the Brera

    The Brera is one of my favourite areas of Milan. Found just beyond the Duomo and La Scala, it is an area full of fabulous art galleries, fun shops, excellent restaurants and small B&Bs. The...

    Visit Eataly in Turin

    Eataly in Turin is one stop shopping, Italian style. Opened in 2007, this former vermouth factory was the first its kind showcasing the principles of the slow food movement. There are now branches in New...

    Happy Birthday, 10 Corso Como

    On Friday, 9th September, 10 Corso Como in Milan celebrates it’s twentieth birthday. For twenty years, Carla Sozzani’s stylish emporium has been an inspiration to aficionados around the world. This former garage is not only...

    5 Places to Visit in Milan

    What to do, where to go in Milan? Milan is the financial and fashion centre of Italy. It can’t compete with the historical sites of Rome or Florence, so it is often added to an...

    Siracusa Market

    The food market in Ortigia is a small, relaxed market with a sense of humour as vendors compete for customers by calling out their wares. Via Benedictus comes to life every morning except Sunday. Different...