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7 things you miss if you don't stay with locals when you travel

7 things you miss if you don’t stay with locals when you travel

There are things you will never experience in hotels. But if you believe that using home-stays or airbnb means staying “at home” with people, you’re definetely wrong. Only when they host you not for profit you can have a genuine ...
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Wonderful vintage cars in Cuba

Wonderful vintage cars in Cuba

Vintage and classic cars in Cuba are amazing, check teh pictures! ...
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The 6 best dishes I had in Georgia

The 6 best dishes I had in Georgia

For my first trip to the Caucasus, I chose to visit Georgia, attracted by the fame of its cuisine. Here are my suggestions to enjoy it at best. Versione in Italiano 4 things you should know before eating in Georgia, ...
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The best day trip Tbilisi-Kazbegi

The best day trip Tbilisi-Kazbegi

Some of Georgia’s top attractions are found between Tbilisi and Kazbegi. Here’s how to see all of them in one day. Versione in italiano Among must-visit places in the country you have: – Mtskheta Cathedral and Jvari Monastery, UNESCO sites nearby ...
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3 food + 3 music stories in Nashville

3 food + 3 music stories in Nashville

Nashville is an amazing city. Its nickname “Music city” is well deserved, but food too is a pleasant surprise. Here are my adventures during my 48 hours stay there. Versione in italiano When we arrived in Nashville on an August ...
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3 must try foods in Philadelphia

3 must try foods in Philadelphia

A traditional snack, an iconic sandwich and today’s coolest mashup. Three reasons to eat your way in Philadelphia. Versione in italiano Philly is an interesting city one of the richest in history around North America. The declaration of independence from ...
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Chasing dead bodies in Toraja

Chasing dead bodies in Toraja

My adventure with menhirs, boat-shaped houses, breathtaking landscapes, banquets and selfies at a funeral… and chasing dead bodies in houses! Versione in italiano Toraja is a region of Sulawesi – one of the least touristic islands in Indonesia – with ...
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Bromo and Ijen volcanoes in 27 hours, independent and budget

Bromo and Ijen volcanoes in 27 hours, independent and budget

Bromo and Ijen volcanoes are among Indonesia’s greatest attractions. Find here how to visit both of them in a short time, independent and on budget (with details and cost). Versione in italiano The experience in a few words BROMO Climbing ...
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Travel state of mind: 13 songs for your playlist

Travel state of mind: 13 songs for your playlist

Travel is not just about going from A to B. It's a state of mind. Actually, it is a huge variety of states of mind. This is no ordinary post on travel related songs, it's on songs about being a traveler. Get inspired by ...
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15 best street food SWEETS I had in Southeast Asia

15 best street food SWEETS I had in Southeast Asia

The series on Southeast Asian street food comes to an end. After a feast of noodles, dumplings and BBQs, it’s time to close with some SWEETS! Versione in italiano Pastry in Yehn Minh, Vietnam Truly speaking, when it comes to ...
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Amélie's lesson: special buddies for your travel pictures

Amélie’s lesson: special buddies for your travel pictures

Do you remember the lovely French movie Amélie? The iconic scene was showing a runaway garden gnome sending selfies from around the world. How can this inspire you for taking original pictures in your travels? Read this post to find ...
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Best 6 street BBQ I tried in Southeast Asia

Best 6 street BBQ I tried in Southeast Asia

Here comes the third episode on street food in Southeast Asia. After noodles and dumplings it’s time to talk about BBQ. What’s better for an open air meal? Versione in italiano Probably one of the earliest forms of street food ...
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Lan Ha bay, the smart alternative to Ha Long bay

Lan Ha bay, the smart alternative to Ha Long bay

Ha Long bay is one of Vietnam’s most popular and visited sites. And, unfortunately, most exploited by tourism too. Is there a way to escape the crowds, on budget? Yes, there is. Read about my experience in this post. Versione ...
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Best 6 street food DUMPLINGS I had in Southeast Asia

Best 6 street food DUMPLINGS I had in Southeast Asia

After the first one on noodles, here comes the second episode of Southeast Asia street-food series. It’s the turn of DUMPLINGS, another treat in this part of the world. Versione in italiano What are we talking about? Mainly, I mean ...
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Best 7 street food NOODLES I had in Southeast Asia

Best 7 street food NOODLES I had in Southeast Asia

After completing my three month journey in Southeast Asia it’s finally time to talk about STREET FOOD, one of the region’s highlights. I had dozens of amazing, delicious dishes, too many for a single post. So this is gonna be ...
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Street art (& food) in Penang, Malaysia

Street art (& food) in Penang, Malaysia

If there is one thing that excites me when hitting a new town, besides trying street food, it is definitely checking for street art, as I explained in 8 reasons to love street art. When you can combine them, and ...
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Trekking from Kalaw

A walk across Myanmar countryside (trek from Kalaw to Inle lake)

Inle lake is one of the most popular destination in Myanmar. It is worth a visit, but if you want to experience the best of it you should get there trekking from Kalaw. Versione in italiano Located in Shan state, the ...
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Hà Giang province: biking in a wonderland

Hà Giang province: biking in a wonderland

The motorbike tour of Hà Giang province is one of the best experiences I made in all my travels. Stunning landscapes, amazing roads, friendly and authentic people, local folklore and food. Definetely off the touristic trail and close to Chinese border ...
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Be a tourist or a traveler?

Be a tourist or a traveler?

What’s the difference between being a tourist and a traveler? Organized vs independent travel. Scheduled tours vs unplanned roaming. Yes, sure. But this is not the point. Versione in italiano After we met, Marie and I spent three amazing days ...
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8 reasons to love street art

8 reasons to love street art

Inspiration, street art
I have a confession to make. I love street art! Before shouting at me, let me say that… – No, It wasn’t me who made that weird skretch on your wall – No, I don’t love writings on monuments, that’s no ...
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