All posts tagged: Urban

Through the Eyes of the Siren

The sun beams penetrating through the window in our living room are writing an invitation for a stroll in the park, kindly reminding that spring is waiting behind the blossoming threes and over the wings of the singing birds. Time to throw the lighter coat […]

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Carnevale di Viareggio

First time I visit Viareggio was back in March of 2011 when the carnival just have finished and streets were still covered with colourful paper flakes like a snow of joy. Three years later in March I had the chance to witness for the first […]

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Getaway in Gardone Riviera

If you are in Lombardy, one of the best ways to spend a sunny day off, is definitely to make your way to the Lakes. This time we find ourselves on a Sunday trip to Gardone Riviera, situated at the lake Garda. Being the largest lake […]

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Three Women To Inspire February

I was born in a small hospital in Tokyo. Mamma says she remembers two things: A mouse running across the floor, which she took as a sign of good luck.A nurse bending down and whispering apologetically: “I am afraid it’s a girl. Would you prefer to […]

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Moon

The same Moon over us

Tonight enjoying a cup of hot tea on the terrace (since it is the first day of twelve in a row when it does not rain) I could see the beautiful moon manifesting over the sky in Milan. It has been a long time since […]

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Chinese New Year in Milano

An old legend tells that once Buddha invited all the animals to celebrate together the New Year. Only twelve animals appeared at the celebration and generous Buddha named each year after one of them. The legend narrates further that a person born in a year […]

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Balkan Talks Over a Cup of Cappuccino

I met the first days of November in the heart of the Balkans. Still warm during the day and inviting for an afternoon cappuccino in the sunny side of the street, Belgrade offered its visitors a vibrant cityscape as only a kind housekeeper would give […]

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Weather Forecast for October

Ottobrata romana is a typical expression in dialect Romanesco referring to the Sunday stroll fuori porta which people in Rome used to organized in October until the beginning of 20th century. Setting off in the mornings, young and old, rich and poor were heading towards  […]

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List of Pleasures in June

Pleasure List in June To catalog some moments of pleasure in the end of each month became an irreplaceable practice in my personal diary, which I though I could translate in this blog in the shape of a monthly visual storytelling. So here we  go […]

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Secret Milan

I have been always convinced that the essence of a city could not be hidden behind cold walls of museums. If one is eager to know how a place tastes like, they need to spend more time walking in the market streets and hanging out […]

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