Napoli for me is a city of a thousand faces, a million colours, and a billion scents and tastes. Inevitably, the first sensations that drift into my mind with the concept of Napoli are always related to pizza. And how not?
Neapolitans are simply crazy about pizza. It seems to be as much a part of da
Ahh, the Costiera Amalfitana. Images of sun, sea, limoncello, winding mountain roads that seem to hang suspended between mountain and sea rush into mind, blending into each other in an Italian dream. And tiny villages magically frozen in a slide to the sea on the mountain sides.
After two smooth n
I've had some frustrating experiences lately with flights, and decided this time to travel by ferry to Salerno, just south of Naples. On the way we had a stop for an afternoon in Catania.
What to do on a stopover in Catania? Why, stuff yourself with cannoli and cassate (I really recommend I Dolci di
Exactly a year ago I was hitchhiking the Balkans. Crazy thing, you might think, to attempt in the deepest depths of winter. Indeed, you couldn't say I was prepared for cold weather. Coming from balmy Malta, where the coldest ever recorded temperature is 0C (32F) (yes, that's coldest ever) and althou
Two years ago I embarked on a (mindful) journey with a short visit to the Dutch city of Leiden, where I had previously studied for two years while on quite a different kind of cosmological journey — reading for a Master's in Astronomy.
Academic matters brought me back just a month later to this eni
Two years ago marked the material beginnings of a journey that, like every other journey, is nothing but the continuation and encounter of several other journeys that can eventually be traced back all the way to the very beginning of things.
Yet to tell a story one must choose a beginning, and for