[EN] A Quickie in… Mantova

A series of posts that doesn’t fool around. It just goes straight to the point! Manto what? Yes, that was my exact reaction when Martina, one of my classmates told me about Mantova, a city whose existence was unknown to me up to that point. Curiosity always strikes me when it comes to potential places…

[EN] A Quickie in… Lago di Como

A series of posts that doesn’t fool around. It just goes straight to the point! This lake is worth an infinite amount of quickies. It’s easily one of the most beautiful places in Italy and possibly Europe. The mountains surrounding it turn the landscape almost fiord-like. And as lame as this may sound, many (MANY)…

[EN] A Quickie in… Lake Orta San Giulio and Lake Maggiore

A series of posts that doesn’t fool around. It just goes straight to the point! Every time I move abroad my parents are sweet enough to come visit me. It has happened in Paris and we went to Normandy & Bretagne, in Istanbul, which was probably the least western place they’ve visited until today, and…

[EN] A Quickie in… Bologna

A series of posts that doesn’t fool around. It just goes straight to the point! It took me a bit longer than a “quickie” to visit Bologna. I actually couchsurfed there for two nights, which gave me enough time to meet people and dig a little deeper than the usual “one day trip”. But in…

[EN] A Quickie in… Parma

A series of posts that doesn’t fool around. It just goes straight to the point! Everyone loves to eat the stuff that comes from Parma: Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma… but actually visiting Parma? That’s something else! As it’s rarely featured in travel guides or blogs, not many people give it a chance, which is…

[EN] A Quickie in… Bergamo

A series of posts that doesn’t fool around. It just goes straight to the point! Bergamo is famous for being the Ryanair airport in Milan. I highly doubt that anyone considers visiting the city as it is overshadowed by more sonant names like “Venice”, “Verona” or, as mentioned, “Milan”. But Bergamo has a delightful old…