What to do in Milan if you only have one day #italy #travel  http://mymelange.net/mymelange/2013/07/things-to-do-milan-italy.html

What to do in Milan if you only have one day #italy #travel http://mymelange.net/mymelange/2013/07/things-to-do-milan-italy.html

Early 15th c gold brocade dress of Margareta (1353 – 1412), Queen of Denmark, Sweden, & Norway. The world's only preserved ball gown from the Middle Ages has been at Uppsala Cathedral since the 1600s.

Early 15th c gold brocade dress of Margareta (1353 – 1412), Queen of Denmark, Sweden, & Norway. The world's only preserved ball gown from the Middle Ages has been at Uppsala Cathedral since the 1600s.

Linnea borealis -- this lovely flowering vine is a theme in various Swedish products (see the wall behind this cup, as well):  it's a reminder of time in the woods... and a plant only noticed by those who look carefully as it's so small.  Named after Carl von Linne, the father of binomial nomenclature -- look for his diaries in the Carolina Rediviva, Uppsala -- and many of his collected papers are in the Royal Academy, London (long story about that!)

Linnea borealis -- this lovely flowering vine is a theme in various Swedish products (see the wall behind this cup, as well): it's a reminder of time in the woods... and a plant only noticed by those who look carefully as it's so small. Named after Carl von Linne, the father of binomial nomenclature -- look for his diaries in the Carolina Rediviva, Uppsala -- and many of his collected papers are in the Royal Academy, London (long story about that!)

A delicious and special treat from Italy.  It's called the Van Bol.  After they pour the chocolate, it's topped with gelato di nocciola.

A delicious and special treat from Italy. It's called the Van Bol. After they pour the chocolate, it's topped with gelato di nocciola.

Packing tips and lists for International Flights, awesome for me and my boyfriend to go by for cancun

Packing tips and lists for International Flights, awesome for me and my boyfriend to go by for cancun

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