Magic Torino

The world is crossed by two magic triangles, the white and the black triangle, which respectively represent white and black magic. These triangles have their angles pointed at a city in the world: the white triangle points at Lyon, Prague and Turin, whereas the black magic triangle vertices are in London, San Francisco and… Turin!…

Los Cenotes

In Mayan language the word cenote (D’zonot) refers to any subterranean chamber containing permanent water. Despite their unique nomenclature, they can be extremely different amongst one another: some are vertical and deep, others are caves containing underwater pools, and others look like bright lakes. Estimates say there are more than 6000 cenotes in the Yucatan…

Cobá

Imagine Dragons probably had just climed up the Ixmoja pyramid in Cobá when they wrote their song “On Top Of The World”. Fourty-two meters tall, 120 stone steps that are much steeper and slippery than they look. Fortunately, there’s a thick rope in the middle you can hold on to to feel safe especially if,…

Chitchén Itzá

Visiting Chitchén Itzá was one of the main reasons why I wanted to visit the Yucatan Peninsula but I didn’t expect to be so astonished by the magnificence of this building. Walking out onto the clearing the pyramid stands tall and proud welcoming visitors to get closer to Mayan history. Their astounding knowledge of astronomy…

Saint Florent and Île-Rousse

On the northern side of the island are the towns of Saint Florent and Ile Rousse, very different in character but two unexpectedly beautiful corners of Corsica. Saint Florent, a 15 minute drive away from Bastia, is a small port town with a lively touristic center – a main shopping street. The town’s relevance grew…

Bastia & Cap Corse

The town of Bastia quite modern and commercial, as it is one of the island’s major ports. The atmosphere and style of the streets recalls the french riviera towns of Menton and Nice. What you should see here is the old town with its characteristic streets and charming houses, the ‘Terra Vecchia’ square or Place du…

Around Corsica

My trip to Corsica was arranged at the last minute as we had to fit a quick and relatively cheap summer vacation into the middle week of August. I had already thought about visiting the island in the past, but in the end I had always opted for alternatives that seemed more appealing to me….

Tulum

Tulum is probably one of the most astonishing archeological sites in the Yucatan Peninsula, in between its sandy beaches and its jungle like forest you can find yourself in the midst of a sacred Mayan town. Tulum is said to have been inhabited between 1200-1521 AD, as a central port town for mayan commerce, due to…

Cancun

Cancun, and the Yucatan peninsula, have a double personality: the more touristic, party-life, cocktails and music on the beach side and then there’s the more Mexican side (where its not that pretty, but the food, the music, and the people are amazing!). Mainly known as the favorite destination for spring-breakers, there is definitely much more than just…

Food in Japan

Japanese food is nothing like what we get in European Japanese restaurants! First of all there is much more than just sushi, and even the sushi is different (Sushi-making). Their cuisine of course mainly includes rice and proteins: fish, meat and eggs. The diversity of the country is reflected also in its food, So here is…

Bilbao and San Sebastian

When we started our roadtrip towards Pais Vasco, I had absolutely no idea of what I would find at arrival. I knew they speak a very strange dialect, the Euskera, which does not derive from Latin, is different from any other European language, and is characterized by a vast use of the letters K, V…

México

One of my bucket list destinations has always been Mexico, so when I had the chance to visit the country I was ecstatic. I don’t know exactly what fascinated me the most, but it just seemed like such a rich country culturally: history, arts, architecture and food. I think the Latin American culture is incredibly…