What to pack for a cruise

Summer is coming (don’t tell Ned Stark) and even this year one of the most popular types of travel is cruising. Thanks to my recent cruising adventure, I found the perfect solution to pack for your all of your cruise needs. You will thus be able to optimize, making the …

Feel Free onboard the Norwegian Epic

Announcing I wanted to plan my own honeymoon, adding “I prefer Hawaii to cruising” has probably convinced people here I’m completely insane. The fact is that here cruises are a very popular way of seeing the world. It’s common practice to enjoy a cruise as a honeymoon, and maybe fall …

A local’s guide | One day in Naples

Naples is the third largest city in Italy, as well as the place I call home. My marvelous city is also a very popular stop for cruise ships, since the most important cruise liners dock at Naples’ port. I experienced Naples as a tourist even if I already know it …

Discover the secrets inside the Antelope Canyon

  “Rain comes into this canyon like a whirlpool. Think about it like sandpaper. The sand mixes with water whirling through the canyon and sculpts the walls.” (Leonard Nez, Navajo tour guide) While everyone seems to remember that Arizona is the Grand Canyon state, a trip there wouldn’t be complete …

5 life lessons learned from Krakow

When I have been to Warsaw, people kept on telling me that I absolutely had to see Krakow before to leave Poland. I was honestly confused: I found Warsaw pretty beautiful, so how could Krakow be even better? Unfortunately I was in Poland for work and I didn’t make it …

Planning a trip to Disney World Orlando

Who said that Disney parks are for kids only? Not me, that’s for sure: if I’m exploring an area close to a Disney park, rest assured that I’ll make room in my schedule for at least one full day of fun. Orlando, in Florida, proved to be the biggest challenge. …

How to pack for a Winter Trip

Packing for a Winter trip can be a tricky business. I don’t know about you but I’m still learning how to pack light, so when we decided to treat ourselves to a trip to Krakow in January, the coldest month of the year in Poland, I felt lost. I found …

The ultimate guide to planning the perfect honeymoon

A view of Hanauma Bay, Oahu I live in a part of Italy where people still sometimes think of me as a “socially accepted weirdo” because I plan my own trips without going to a travel agency. Imagine their faces when I announced that I’d be simultaneously arranging both my …

7 outstanding day trips from Amsterdam by train

When I published the article with my tips for a nice weenend in Amsterdam I had no idea it would’ve been read by so many people. Yet I received comments and a lot of messages on my Message Box (here on the right) asking for more. Some of you requested …

Why forgetting is a crime: a trip to Auschwitz

“Standing in line for vegetables or something like that I told my neighbour standing next to me that now they start to kill the Jews in the concentration camps and they even make soap out of them. And they said Frau Bonhoeffer, “if you don’t stop telling such horror stories …