Taking a Pilgrimage to Mont Saint Michel

When I glimpsed Mont Saint Michel from the car park on the horizon I couldn’t contain my excitement, I hadn’t felt that way about visiting somewhere new in a long time.  It almost looked like what you’d imagine a fairytale castle to be. Legend has it that the Archangel Michael appeared in 708 to St….

Fast track: Exploring Milan in 7 hours

I dreamed of visiting Italy and potentially retiring there ever since 1997, the year I started studying the language in grade 10.  My Italian teacher made the class enjoyable and brought Italy to life in a way that held my interest where my old French teacher (the reason I ditched) could not. Cut to 2008,…