Puglia – Montenegro – Albania

August 2016   Part 1: Puglia, Italy – Highlights 1 – Driving from Milan to Bari 2 – Olive trees! Everywhere! 3 – Chilling at the beach 4 – The narrow cobblestoned streets of Puglia’s small towns 5 – The locals! The fact that at every hour of every day there’s people in the streets, chatting,…

Athens

So I ended up liking Athens surprisingly more than I thought I would. There was something about its vibe, its atmosphere that was so relaxed, so laid back, that despite the dirt and all the dust, made it incredibly likeable. And this goes beyond the fact that, being one of the oldest cities in the…

Ode to Florence

Back in Florence for a couple of days, Fabrizio is graduating and I have to pick up my Master’s Diploma, and since Florence is always a good idea, I figured why not stay the night. I mean, screw Paris, screw London, Rome, Venice and all the others, Florence is the real queen. Small enough, yet big…

Nice, Russ… ehm France

How is Nice so full of Russians? Seriously, you walk in Nice and bump into Russian produkty shops, selling pryaniki and tvorog and all those those “delicatessen” that now that I see them again I somehow almost come to miss them! Look at this: Oh, and did you know that Garibaldi was born in Nice?…

Balkans 2016

Milan (Italy) – Zagreb (Croatia) – Plitvice (Croatia) – Sarajevo (Bosnia) – Mostar (Bosnia) – Dubrovnik (Croatia) – Sarajevo (Bosnia) – Belgrade (Serbia), January 2016.    

Ucrazians – Kiev 2015

Kiev, Ukraine – April 2015 So basically my ending up in Kiev was more of an escape from Moscow than else. I mean, it was freaking snowing! In April! I remember looking out the window to the umpteenth snow storm and saying to myself: god I need to get out of here. I need to see…

Erasmus Reunion Europe City Hopping NYE 2015

Stop 1: Brussels, Belgium Stop 2: Lisbon, Portugal Stop 3: Coimbra, Portugal Stop 4: Porto, Portugal Stop 5: Berlin, Germany I know, there’s no logic in the distribution of these destination, but who cares. Code word: Zero Fucks.

Caucasus 2014

Tbilisi, Georgia Sighnaghi, Kakheti region, Georgia Uplistsikhe, Georgia Gori, Georgia Ananuri, Georgia Stepantsminda, Mtskheta-Mtianeti region, Georgia Mtskheta, Georgia Yerevan, Armenia Vardavar Water Fest, Yerevan, Armenia Khor Virap, Armenia Lake Sevan, Armenia Roads, Armenia