Bournemouth, a student-proof city

Did you know that Bournemouth is one of the few English cities which you refer as “her”, and that its City Council banned the use of Latin words, because it considered them discriminatory against immigrants? I had the pleasure of visiting Bournemouth in November; not really a popular month to go…

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The Sanctuary of Oropa, Biella – Italy

sanctuary of oropa

The national society Local Action Group of Biella and Aloha Travel Agency organised the first of a series of blog tours called #DestinazioneBiella, around Biella, in northern Italy; in order to promote tourism and local resources. Today I’m going to introduce you to one of the most famous attractions: the…

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Jurassic Coast: a true paradise

How can I describe such an amazing place? I have to be honest: only a very few times in my life I have come across such a breath-taking landscape, but the Jurassic Coast is certainly one of them.  The following is the account of my visit 🙂  I leave early in…

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Discover Biella and its surroundings with #destinazionebiella

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A few weeks ago, I discovered a part of Italy that I had never visited before: Biella. After receiving funds the Local Action Group and Aloha, a travel agency, organised a blog tour called #destinazionebiella. Biella seems to be a bit hidden between Piedmont and the Aosta Valley, but it is…

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Memorable travel destinations of my 2014

At the beginning of 2014 I jotted down a list of destinations I wanted to see by the end of the year; some were mere dreams, some others were places I thought I was going to visit for real. 2014 has ended and now I can officially affirm that, for no specific reason, I…

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Book: The White Masai

Corinne Hoffman, in her biography “The White Masai” (Die Weisse Massai, 1998) will take you to the authentic and traditional Kenya of the ’80s, through her description of the landscapes and cultures which are very different from ours. Her book has been translated into several languages, and in 2005 the…

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90 things to do in Portugal

I’m deeply in love with Lisbon, and Portugal in general, and the people who know me know this very well. I lived in Lisbon for four months in 2012 and had the opportunity to happily travel  across the country (read my guest-post on The Well Travelled Postcard). I went back for a week in May…

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Szia Budapest! My 10-day trip in brief

I returned to Italy only a few days ago and I can’t wait to write about my incredible experience of spending 10 days in Budapest. There is so much information in my mind that it’s hard to decide where to start! I’ve been very lucky: beyond being a tourist I also lived like…

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Get to know me: Blog Hop!

My friend and blogger Virginia from The Well-Travelled Postcard invited me to participate in Blog Hop. What is it? It’s a way to interview bloggers with just 4 questions in order to get to know how bloggers work, their habits, and how they differ from others, etc. Virginia answered in a post on…

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My top 10 Instagram users

Instagram celebrates its 4th birthday! Exactly four years ago, Kevin (CEO and Co-founder of IG) published his first pic using this app. Nowadays it seems we can’t help using it and Instagram has absolutely changed the way of sharing images. I want to share with you my top 10 of…

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