My travel Blog
Stories from my travels
Pictures and a short story of the Carnival in Venice and its famous masks and costumes; the Carnival is one of the best times to visit Venice.
La Havana is a very interesting and curious town. It has a special charme, but it is also suffocating, with collapsing buildings and a population constantly trying to trick you.
Cuba wasn’t an easy country to travel, in my experience, mainly because of the tricks we were victims of. But it holds an incredible charm.
Iran was one of the best countries I visited, for various reasons that I list here. It’s not dangerous as most people think.
Three days in Isfahan, visiting its beautiful mosques, the amazing Naqsh-e Jahan (Imam) Square, Jolfa and eating delicious food.
Arriving in Isfahan, and first glimpse of the town and in particular of the Imam Square.
A day exploring the amazing ruins of Persepolis, Naqsh-e Rostam, Naqsh-e Rajab and Pesargade. Before a night bus to Isfahan.
A rainy day discovering Shiraz. Meeting lovely people, eating delicious food.
Bus to Shiraz and first hours visiting a shrine.
A cool day in Fahraj, a town bordering the desert in Iran.
Dinner-aperitif in Calvarina, on a hill above Arzignano, with focacce and cold cuts.
A Sunday stroll at Fimon Lake in Vicenza, a lovely gree area with a lot of flaura and fauna, and the perfect ending with dinner at Pierina agritourism.
A Sunday cycling along the Water Ring in Padua, a path that follows canals and rivers around the centre of this town in the North of Italy.
A tour of Yazd, from the Zoroastrian temple to the clay and straw alleys and traditional houses of the old town.
A day wasted traveling from Kashan to Yazd, and visit to Masjed-e Jameh, a beautiful mosque.
Second day in Kashan, visiting Fin’s gardens, the bazaar, traditional houses like Tabatabei and Abbasi, the hammam.
First day in Kashan, watching the launch of a short film, visiting the old traditional houses of the 19th century and enjoying the food.
Arrival in Iran, a bit of rest at the hotel, visit to Tehran with the majestic Golestan Palace and the curious and buzzing bazaar.
The troubles and headaches caused by a silly visa to Iran.
So many doubts and second thoughts a few days before a trip!
Planning a trip to Iran for 14 days.
Two weeks backpacking in the Balkans, from Croatia to Montenegro and Albania.
Morocco has many fascinating aspects that make it really interesting and appealing. Here are my favorite 5.
Dinner at Corte di Casale in Vicenza, an old farmhouse, the perfect location and the best food to celebrate weddings in Veneto.
Stories and pictures from a trip to Georgia.
Dinner with bruschetta and a gelato at the Laita, an old house converted into one of the coolest restaurants in the Chiampo area.
Pictures from the Infiorata in Bolsena, a celebration of the Corpus Christi where the town is embellished with amazing drawings made with flowers
Backpacking in the Dominican Republic and Haiti was an adventure, in particular in Haiti; this is our 40 days itinerary around the two countries.
Farewell to the Dominican Republic from Juan Dolio.
We decided to take a day trip from Juan Dolio to Santo Domingo, the Capital of the Dominican Republic and we took part to a big Easter party.
In Juan Dolio we found a panaderia serving amazing Italian food, a great treat and a lot of interesting stories from its owner that has traveled all over Central America.
In Boca De Yuma, Dominican Republic, with fever, cold shakes, and visit to the ER. All went well luckily.
Traveling from Las Galeras, in the Peninsula de Samanà, to Boca de Yuma, in the Souther coast of the Dominican Republic.
Enjoying a bit of relax in Las Galeras, in the Semanà peninsula of the Dominican Republic.
Arrival in Las Terrenas, where French and Italian are as popular as Spanish, the hotel is in a jungle and the beach is a caribbean paradise.
A day at the Playa Grande, a large and pretty beach North of Rio San Juan.
On Sunday Dominicans like to go to the beach in Rio San Juan, to have fun with family and friends and to party.
Backpacking can be relaxing sometimes, traveling on a budget and visiting amazing places; from Cabarete to Rio San Juan.
Arrival in Cabarete, a surfers’ paradise in the Dominican Republic; the place is very touristic and a bit expensive, but it’s lovely.
A useless try to visit a Natural Reserve in Costanza, we needed an authorization that we didn’t know anything about.