City Museums: CameraTO

Having finally begun studying the art of photography, I was really interested when I learned there is a photography museum in Torino. It’s called CameraTO. I took the afternoon off from mom duties and headed into town. Luckily, there was an exhibition going on. The Edward Weston exhibit was small and a bit disappointing. However … More City Museums: CameraTO

City Markets: Porta Palazzo & Balon

“Wondrous foods and goods” “It would be heaven to food shop here all the time!” “Average” “Cheap and good…but pay attention for pick pockets” “Intimidating”  “foodie heaven”   These are just some of the ways to describe Turin’s biggest and most famous market. Porto Palazzo is located near the historic city center and in Turin’s biggest … More City Markets: Porta Palazzo & Balon

Villa della Regina

In April, I got the chance to visit one of Torino’s most beautiful villas. Villa della Regina is one of the Savoy’s family residence. Built in the 17th century it was originally built for the Prince-Cardinal Maurice of Savoy whose brother Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy was ruling at the time. The Villa has … More Villa della Regina

It REALLY is beginning to look a lot like Christmas!!

I finally feel all Christmas-y! It’s been a bit of a hard transition not “celebrating” Thanksgiving with a big Turkey and all of the sides. So, last Friday, it was hard for me to start thinking about Natale (Christmas). Even though Luci d’Artista has started, I don’t go downtown often enough to enjoy the lights … More It REALLY is beginning to look a lot like Christmas!!