Category: Travel

Tokyo pt.1: a 3 days full-immersion itinerary!

After living for almost five years in London, the thought of spending five days in the chaos of a big city like Tokyo did not scare me. That idea of greatness in the architecture, parks and billboards as opposed to the almost claustrophobic feeling you get in the narrow lines for the subway, were all feelings I already knew. What I did… Read more →

15 days in Japan: itinerary and advices!

Hello everyone! Sorry for my absence these past few weeks but as you know (or maybe not, if you haven’t followed me on my social channels), I have been traveling to the other side of the world! To celebrate the end of our PhDs and our London adventure, me and my beardy boy organized a 15 days trip in Japan! I… Read more →

A postcard from Japan with Apricot Clothing!

I’m back!! My trip to Japan has left indelible and unique memories I ‘m looking forward to share with you all! Here at home, between air conditioning and TV, I am preparing my Japan story for you! In the meantime, here’s some pictures that me and my beardy boy took for apricot_clothing! Apricot is a leading British brand of women’s fashion that makes new trends… Read more →

Little Italian treasures: Bomarzo monster’s park!

This month, while working at the corrections of our doctoral thesis, me and my beardy boy took refuge in Viterbo. As a Viterbese “Doc”, the beardy boy (with no beard – he shaved to remake his passport!!) is bringing me around his region to discover the beauty of his land. These days have been truly remarkable, I felt in love with the… Read more →

Spring break- Turin in 3 days!

Although spring this year has a very bitter taste, the alarm clock in the morning reminds you that everything continues, inexorably and beautifully, to run its own course. The sun that warms the grass still wet from the dew, the rebirth of flowers and colors, the Easter of resurrection for believers and non-believers and a proud life crescendo. This past weekend… Read more →

Iceland- Reykjavik and around

Double click on your Spotify. Eddie Vedder- Guaranteed. Start the music! There are trips that inspire stories, those that you get home- from endless hours between airplanes and transfers- and make yourself a cup of tea, to sip without even realizing it, for the rush to throw all your thoughts on a white sheet. Other trips- well, you just want to hide them, like secrets… Read more →

Vist Scandinavia: Oslo in 2 days

It’s 4 pm and I get my usual break at work. I drink my cup of coffee and sit on the big orange sofa they have just delivered for our common room. It’s a sunny day in London and the Big Ben shines in all its beauty out of the gigantic window. “Do you guys have plans for the weekend?” Me:… Read more →

Christmas at Kew <3

Christmas is already gone.. and with it the lights, the christmas trees, the decorations and the fantastic atmosphere that we feel in the air during the festive months! This year, for the first time, I celebrated Christmas in London with my lovely family. Cappelletti, torroni and panettone Filippi were readily imported from Italy and we treated ourselves with the amazing Italian drink “spritz”… Read more →

Christmas in London!

This year (for the first time in 28 years!) I will not celebrate Christmas in my beloved Pesaro but my family (mom, dad’ and hopefully my little sister!) will be joining me here in London!! Pure madness? Maybe. There’s a really tremendous chaos, but Christmas in London is simply magical and chaos or not, everybody loves it!! But let’s get… Read more →