Lucca Comics: cosplay and a bit of Japan

  Elves, Space Marines, Jedi, Sith, Assassins, Thieves, and even Androids. Once a year, since 1966, in Lucca, a beautiful little town in Tuscany (Italy), a huge number of fantasy worlds meet, intertwining in a single, intricate and colorful plot. We have already talked about this event, with an up-to-date …

What to wear in Autumn in Italy – With tips from a local

  Autumn (together with Spring) is one of the best seasons if you want to visit Italy. The huge crowds of tourists are mostly gone after the high peak season, the weather is still good with the occasional rain and the weather is less warm, especially in the South of …

How to do responsible shopping

Earth Day is a worldwide annual event celebrated on April 22. This year it will focus on climate literacy to empower global citizens with knowledge, to inspire action for environmental protection. We can help our planet with every little thing we do, by donating, volunteering… or even shopping. Yes, you …

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 perfect gift for an awesome Christmas

Christmas is upon us and as our cities shine with beautiful lights, Christmas carols and  trees, for some it’s starting one of the most stressful times of the year. We rack our brains to find great Christmas gift ideas that can be hopefully perfectly tailored for the people we love, …

Smartbox: is it worth the price?

  This year for my birthday I was given a Smartbox. Everyone knows how much I love to travel and it looked like the perfect present. I was so happy! Smartbox is a nice box that comes with a little booklet listing all the hotels (or other activities) you can …

Can you be Happy just wearing a pair of socks?

Can you be happy just wearing a pair of socks? The answer is yes. I recently received a cute package by Happy Socks. As many of you, I had seen their products online and they are definitely cute… but a bit pricey. Why should a pair of socks cost that …

Really?

  Did we really feel the need for yet another travel blog? This is the question that held me back for so long. I love writing, as anyone who is putting up with me on Instagram might have noticed, but I kept thinking that there are so many bloggers out …