Category Archives: Travel

I think before my days are done, I want to be a fisher(wo)man

The nice season has arrived, and that means two things for us pale city dwellers here in Turin: 1) we have to deal with occasional random hailstorms that come out of goddamn nowhere and that destroy everything in their path, … Continue reading

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Dirty hippy camper breakfast

My dreams of becoming a dirty hippy are finally materialising. I wrote about being invited on trips with Blenderman and his friends a while ago, and last weekend was one of the more memorable occasions of me tagging along. On … Continue reading

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My life with my new flatmates, part V: six days thou shalt labour

Being a working woman and all, I suddenly have very limited free time. Since I work six days a week, I suddenly feel that my only free day should be spent in the most meaningful way possible. Rather than wasting … Continue reading

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The Battle of Orange(s)

There comes a day in every girl’s life where she’s just got to toughen up, stand tall, hold her head up high and take an undetermined amount of oranges in the face. For me, that day came last Sunday. Last … Continue reading

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Mountain regions’ novelties

As a recent immigrant to Italy, and a first-time resident in Turin, I’m on this grand spiritual journey of discovery. Everything’s pretty new to me, because I never stayed in this part of Italy before and actually I never really … Continue reading

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Why Glasgow is like Naples

Glasgow is pretty similar to Naples when you think about it. The similarities are mostly in the cities’ reputations (undeservedly bad), inhabitants (incomprehensible to most) and most importantly, of course, food (delicious but unorthodox). A few years ago I was … Continue reading

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English sleepover

This post’s going out in a hurry. I was on a trip over the past few days and I only just got back. And yet here I am, with another delicious treat for you, even though I spent the past … Continue reading

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