To distract ourselves from our first Christmas away from our friends and family, we decided to celebrate our expat-ness with a sweet escape to Italy. Right after spending Christmas day in our new Dutch home, we quickly packed out bags, washed away the holiday hangovers, and headed west to Milan and Venice.
Day one: Milan
We were really impressed with Milan. Admittedly, we chose Milan because there was a sweet flight deal through SkyScanner (if you haven’t used this app/site yet, do it. You basically chose the dates you want to travel and departure city, and it brings up all types of locations in Europe to escape to..starting with the cheapest. It’s glorious yet dangerous for us impatient travelers). After checking in to the hotel, we found some delicious, true, Italian food before getting a peak at the ridiculous and powerful Milan Cathedral. Holy smokes; what a sight.
Hotel: Hotel Genius…
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