Walking on the Roof of the Cathedral of Milan

Walking on the Roof of the Cathedral of Milan

Never mind that it is a very fine Gothic cathedral, the fifth largest cathedral in the world. What makes the Cathedral of Milan really special is that you can walk on its roof. And not just a short walk, either: you can walk all around the roof, admiring the 3000 plus...
Tivoli’s Historic Villas

Tivoli’s Historic Villas

Nestling in the Tiburtine hills, around 30 km from Rome, since classical times Tivoli has been a favoured summer retreat for people wishing to escape the heat of the city. Many villas were built by prominent Roman citizens including the Emperor Hadrian and the poet...
Layers of History at Seville’s Metropol Parasol

Layers of History at Seville’s Metropol Parasol

What would you do if you were digging the foundations for a new car park and you came across something unexpected? We all heard the furore when the remains of a long lost king were found in England last year, but something similar happened when construction workers in...