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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,...

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...

SWITZERLAND / 05.09.2015

It’s the capital of Appenzell Innerhoden Canton, the smallest in Switzerland together with Basel City, but don’t expect a city, since Appenzell is nothing more than a town counting less than 6,000 inhabitants. Appenzell, the town of the Landsgemeinde Appenzell is well-known for its colorful houses with painted facades and as one of the only two towns...

JAPAN / 07.10.2014

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GERMANY / 25.06.2014

Can you imagine an ironworks plant being a UNESCO World Heritage Site?As an Italian used to the archaeological wonders in Rome, or magnificent Romanesque, Renaissance, Baroque buildings, the idea of the Völklinger Hütte - after all, an industrial facility - sounded a little weird.Don’t get me wrong: I’m fascinated by old, abandoned and crumbling places. I loved the ghost...