24h in Rome – the 3rd

During my last day in Rome (for now) I enjoyed one of the most beautiful exhibitions. Read about it here!

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24h in Rome – the 1st

I know I haven’t posted in a while, but life happens sometimes… I see people, I’m happy, so please bear with me 🙂 I have been in Rome twice now for the last 2 weekends and I’m going to be there again on the next weekend. I’ve been going to a course, but I also…

2 places where to eat in Nice

One of the reasons why I love to travel is because I get the chance to eat delicious things and these are 2 places where I ate in Nice (and really liked the dishes). Debin Ur Begad This tiny place in the old city center offers traditional food, such as crepes, galettes and socca. I…

Nice and the French Riviera

As promised, here I am again! I’m still at home from work, but as I just got back from Nice I want to write everything down before I forget anything. I spent 4 days in Nice and it has been wonderful! I did never consider the French Riviera for one of my vacations before, but I’m so…

Bressanone: city flair in the heart of the Alps

A short while ago I found myself writing the following text, which hasn’t been used. Since I put an effort in writing it I thought I could share it with the world of the Internet. So, there you go… Skiing in the morning, lunch in a lodge, at the Christmas Market in the afternoon and…

The 8th wonder

A few minutes from the city center of Bressanone there’s an old cloister, called Novacella (meaning new cloister – at that time).  It’s a relatively famous destination in the area and it counts a colorful church and a huge library, every reader’s dream!  Dating back to 1140, it stills hosts a community of Augustinian monks,…

Lake Braies

Lake Braies is a colorful lake located in the Dolomites, in the north-eastern part of South Tyrol, famous nowadays because of the Italian TV series “Un passo dal cielo” (One step from heaven), starring Terence Hill. While in winter it seems like any other frozen lake, in summer its remarkable turquoise color pops out and…

Peculiar things around the world – Elephant in the Alps

I live in Bressanone, South Tyrol, Italy. A small city in a narrow valley, founded in 901 A.D. and where the influence of the Catholic Church has been pretty high in the last centuries. In the center of the city, there is – guess what – a couple of churches: a small chapel, another church,…

Peculiar things around the world – ChamberĂ­ (Madrid Metro)

The subway station ChamberĂ­ in Madrid is a now closed station located between the stations of Bilbao and Iglesia. Opened in 1919 it was built with light colored azulejos to make people use the subway more. In 1966 it was closed due to the impossibility to enlarge it to accommodate longer trains. It was kept…

Weekend recap #1

Hi everyone! This weekend has been a good one for me, so I’ll tell you about it. And let me start with Friday evening when I went around Bressanone to watch the fountains that have had a makeover for the Water Ligh Festival. This festival will end on the 21st of May, but I’ll bet something…