This is not going to be your usual travel chronicle.
When I was first introduced to 용마랜드 Yongmaland, I remember I felt particularly confused. I had never heard about it before, and when I was suggested by a Korean friend to reach an abandoned amusement park and have a walk there, I had no clue why someone should ever recommend a place like that for a day trip and, above all, why someone should ever accept.
However I did it, and thanks to my curious attitude I visited one of the most IN places in Seoul for Instagrammer wannabes and more.
Lake Bled undoubtedly is a dream destination for many travellers, due to its romantic and scenic landscape which perfectly combines with a considerable number of attractions of any kind. At long last, I finally had the opportunity to take part in its unexpected autumnal magic, and today I’m here to share with you my experiences and thoughts on this Alpine gem.
Going to Napoli on Halloween time? Looking for spooky spots which can creep you out during your trip to Italy? YOU ARE READING THE RIGHT POST, my dear crazy reader!
Napoli is not only about the Vesuvio, the sea, the best pizza and tens of foods which are a real attempt to your diet projects. They certainly play an important role in making this city one of the unmissable destinations, but Napoli has a lot more to offer. Think about something you’d like to visit somewhere in the world and this city will please you: it basically has anything you would be willing to visit, included a cave full of well-disposed bones and skulls. Read More
Visiting the DMZ has always been my dream, ever since I started cultivating a certain interest in the Korean political situation. I was indeed fascinated by the history of these two countries, the divergences in their current lifestyle, culture and language; I was intrigued by the relationship they established throughout the years and its slow changes that finally led to the celebrated meeting of the last 18th of April. This topic had always had a heavy emotional impact on me and when I was offered the chance to visit the Demilitarized Zone, namely the border area corresponding to the 38th parallel separating the two Koreas, I didn’t hesitate and immediately paid for the tour. Read More
The food discovery I am going to talk about today is pretty unknown, even amongst Italian people. The reason for this unfair anonymity is due to the fact Scazzetta is a signature cake which is exclusively made in a pastry shop in Salerno.
Considering that Salerno is not one of the most popular destinations in Italy or, if it is known, it is regarded as a mere point of support to visit the Amalfi coast on a budget, it makes sense if many people ignore what this city has to offer.
The reason why I haven’t posted anything in the last 6 months or so is linked to the biggest event of my 2018, and possibly of my entire life so far: thanks to a scholarship won with a contest held by my University, I had the chance to study at Sungkyunkwan University, in Seoul, for one semester as an exchange student. Even though I had promised myself to keep up with my blog project, life, fortunately, hit me harder than expected: there wasn’t a day I was given to rest, I fully lived any single moment and experience I was offered. If on one side this meant to set aside the blog for months, on the other I collected so many memories that now I have plenty of topics and places to talk about in my digital diary.
Given the necessary introduction, I want to make my comeback today with a travel chronicle of my trip to Busan, in the hope it can usher in a new chapter of my blog!
Some people accuse it to be a waste of space, some others answer back highlighting its importance as a cultural centre in the city of London: I simply say I like this place and I willingly could spend my time in it, quoting the bag I bought there as a souvenir.
That day I got lost and I found myself wandering around neighbourhoods of Salerno I had never been to before, I discovered an incredible place where I could enjoy street art and get overwhelmed by the beauty of verses written on walls. I didn’t simply walk around forgotten areas of the city, I roamed through poetry.
Best known for its Sachertorte, Vienna is the favourite destination for those who love Christmas markets, museums and history… But Christmas markets more than anything.
I reached Vienna on the 1st of January 2017, after a 12 hours long train ride. Spending the New Year’s Eve in a train carriage wasn’t ideal, I agree, but at least I gave the chance to the future me to tell her kids and grandchildren I experienced it. Not less important, I made friends with a couple of Korean guys who offered to my fellow traveller and I a bottle of apple flavoured soju, which we enjoyed while watching fireworks in the distance. All is well that ends well, may I say. Read More