India: A Practical Guide. Getting a SIM, Renting a Scooter, Shipping a Parcel & more

Traveling around India is a fascinating experience, but also a challenging one. Many things that we normally take for granted or that are normally hassle-free activities can transform in incredibly complicated actions to perform. Even if I do think that this is, in part, the real charm of India, I would have appreciated a well-written …

Castellabate

“Qui non si muore” pronunciò il Re Gioacchino Murat dal Belvedere di San Costabile al cospetto di tanta bellezza e salubrità; nel 1811 il clima salubre di Castellabate trovò il suo primo importante estimatore. La frase è stata ripresa nel film Benvenuti al Sud di Luca Miniero girato nei vicoli di Castellabate nel 2010. Una …

Italy Road Trip. Part II: Ortygia, Syracuse & Cilento and Vallo Diano National Park

Welcome to Part II! At the end of Part I I left you in Palermo, so let's continue to Ortygia. Ortygia Ortygia is an island, but it is basically the historical center of Syracuse. It is a UNESCO site and it is literally an enchanted place. It is basically intact, with almost only historical houses, …