FRANCE / 12.05.2016

French call it l'Ile de Beauté - the Island of Beauty -, and when you visit Corsica it doesn't take long to understand why.I can't even recall how many times I've been to this very special island, discovering it by boat (something I highly recommend, since there are magnificent stretches of the coastline that can't...

ITALY / 03.04.2016

The idea of a cooking course in itself is exciting, but having it in a medieval castle is just a fabulous and unusual experience. Italian cuisine is one of the most popular in the world, and cooking classes in Italy to learn how to prepare local dishes are getting more and more appreciated. Moreover…Who doesn’t...

ITALY / 18.02.2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] “It’s not a dessert wine. More correctly, Moscato di Scanzo is what we call a meditation wine”, the girl explained.  It took me a few seconds to refocus. I admit that I’m not a great wine connoisseur, and in my mind “moscato” was a synonym of sweet wine, mostly served with cakes and deserts, sometimes...

ITALY / 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,...

INDONESIA / 09.01.2016

I love hiking. It is one of the things I enjoy doing the most. I love the physical fatigue it causes me. I don’t mind the ache in my muscles the day after a hike. I cherish the feeling of freedom, the closeness to nature and every single breath of fresh air I can gasp...

ITALY / 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...