The Duomo in Milan – the huge marble cathedral that dominates the city – contains many artefacts and works of art. I wasn’t expecting to see the astrological signs on the floor of the cathedral.
The thoroughfare in Prague between the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square is always packed. As tourists cross the junction with Rytirska street, many don’t realise a alchemist’s symbol is close by.
On the island of Gozo, in the middle of the Mediterranean, you can find one of the oldest man-made structures. Older than Stonehenge or the Pyramids, this is Ggantija – The Giant’s Tower.
Dodge behind the impressive Old Town Square in the heart of Prague. In the winding streets just off the Royal Way, you will find the church of St James the Greater. Inside hangs the mummified hand of a thief. No, really.
In the centre of island of Malta lies a small neighbourhood known as ‘Tal-Mirakli’. (‘The Miraculous [Neighbourhood]’). It nestles between the three residential villages of Attard, Balzan and Lija. There you can find a small Roman Catholic chapel that contains the source of this unusual name.