Ever wondered what it's like to actually live in the city you're travelling through? Scared of falling into the tourist trap, you may end up second guessing every place you visit wondering whether it's truly worth the visit, or if it's all part of a bigger scheme to indirectly manipulate your trip's agenda. which includes … Continue reading Milano like a local: the unofficial travel guide. First stop: landmarks!
Exploring Tuscany: Massa
Ah, Tuscany. The land of vineyards, of romantic getaways, of art and literature. And for this year, also the land where by romantic partner had to move for work related reasons. Being the curious pinball that I am, we obviously had to take the opportunity to explore all our surroundings and make the most of … Continue reading Exploring Tuscany: Massa
ITALIAN IN SCOTLAND: THINGS I WISH I’D KNOWN BEFORE CHOOSING MY FOREIGN UNIVERSITY
University is kind of a big deal. Although many people will tell you otherwise, it's just the reality of facts. When choosing your University, you are not simply picking a course over another: you are selecting a city, a set of people, a whole experience over another, as scary as that sounds. I remember being … Continue reading ITALIAN IN SCOTLAND: THINGS I WISH I’D KNOWN BEFORE CHOOSING MY FOREIGN UNIVERSITY
BUSKING SUNDAYS: Rodolfo Bignardi
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REVERSE CULTURE SHOCK: REPATRIATING TO ITALY (FROM THE UK)
Italy. The country of art, of music, of literature. And most importantly, the country of contrasts.
Find out what my reverse culture shocks were when moving back to my home country.
STORY TIME: The Fontana di Trevi incident.
Throwback to a good ten years ago (God, I feel old). Italy. Rome. The Trevi Fountain. Nice right? Picture me and my parents, happily enjoying the sunny day as we stroll through the Roman alleyways in the direction of the Trevi Fountain. It’s not my first time in Rome - I have been here a … Continue reading STORY TIME: The Fontana di Trevi incident.
NO PLACE IS PERFECT.
I love Italy. I truly do. Countless times we've been told there is no place like home, and I can testify and support that thought like I can scream my own name to the world. After travelling to many places and falling in love in different corners of the world, I can't hide the fact … Continue reading NO PLACE IS PERFECT.
STORY TIME: Getting fined in Portovenere.
They say a life without risk, is hardly life at all. And isn't this true - from smaller adventures to full scale escapades, our life's most exciting times are hardly ones where we follow rules closely. You see it in history - what would have happened if Columbus had been too scared of the vastness … Continue reading STORY TIME: Getting fined in Portovenere.