Posts in Travel
Bouncing off the map

Let’s have a chat about belonging, cultural identity, migration and finding a home wherever you are, for all those who are relocating or thinking to, for all those dreaming to live abroad but too scared to take the final step, to ease up all the contrasting feelings that moving house and country can fire up and reassure everyone that is going to get better!

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Why you should visit Kenya

Of all places, what took me to Kenya? Probably the fascination with the age-old romance of wild Africa, the novels of Karen Blixen, Kuki Gallman… What kept me there for 12 years it’s what is known as Mal d’Afrique, an incurable illness that, on the highlands plains, I can feel stronger than anywhere else.

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AN EXPLORER’S DREAM ON LAKE COMO

There is so much to see but my favourite is always Villa del Balbianello on Lake Como, that you can easily visit from Milan (only 37 km away), together with one of the beautiful towns scattered on the lake shore, just in a day, leaving comfortably in the morning and being back for dinner

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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN PERFUMES

The ancient Egyptians were famous all over the ancient world for their perfumes. Have you ever wondered how those fragrances might have smelled? What were the preferences of the time? What perfume would queen Cleopatra wear to seduce Caesar and Mark Anthony?

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THREE DAYS IN LUXOR

If you are thinking of visiting Egypt for the first time and not see Luxor, think twice. Luxor is located approximately 500 km south of Cairo and was the capital of Ancient Egypt for centuries and was one of the most beautiful and important cities in Egypt. It might feel very far away from the must-see Pyramid sites, but it is here that you will find most of the famous sites built during the New Kingdom, including…

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