In any sport there's nothing like the homefield advantage. And when it comes to traveling there's nothing like visiting a city where friends or family reside to give you the insiders journey of their "turf". These last four days we were welcomed to the home field of the unquestioned King of Milan (and that is NOT a joke), my good friend Fabrizio. (A side note is he'll most happily let you know his true home field is San Siro when the Nerazzurri take the pitch,...
Over the Hills and Far Away
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It rained hard this weekend all over Italy. Tourists in Venice where we just were on Friday went swimming in St. Mark's square. It was the 5th worst flooding on record and while it does sort of look memorable, I am glad we got to stroll the streets ahead of the rain. Speaking of Venice, our last experience there was pretty funny. I needed to see a doctor to refill a prescription. I had been avoiding the situation because I wasn't sure how to go about seeing a do...
Having dinner at my friend Fabrizio's house this evening. We met in 1995 when working at JDEdwards and have been in contact ever since. He's put together quite an itinerary for us in Milan. We are quite lucky to have a homegrown tour guide.