Charming Towns / 14.01.2016

Poorly connected by public transport, out-of-the-way from the routes connecting the main towns of Emilia-Romagna, Comacchio is a little-known gem of northern Italy. The cities and towns crossed by canals are charming and picturesque, aren’t they? I’m not thinking of Venice’s uniqueness (don’t believe to characterizations like “the Venice of the north” or south or whatever,...

Travel Postcards / 07.01.2016

Happy New Year! One year ago, more or less these days, I was planning my trip to Argentina. It was a long-dreamed destination, which climaxed when I eventually saw the glaciers: the majestic Perito Moreno (definitely a must-see) and the lesser-known Upsala glacier, which can be reached only by boat. It was my first encounter with a glacier from...

Charming Towns / 29.11.2015

Unlike many cities and towns in Italy, Cervia, as we see it today, is a rather recent settlement, dating back to the late 17th Century. Well-known as a beach resort of the Emilia-Romagna region for Summer holidays, Cervia actually has a lot of charm apart from its wide beaches. Cervia, the town of salt.  Originally the city...