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Category: Tales of travels

Best Guinness ever

Best Guinness ever

They call it the ‘travel bug’, that insatiable desire to travel a lot more often than most people. I travelled a bit when I was a kid and an adolescent, but not as much as I wanted to. After visiting Iceland my travel bug took over and I decided it was time to throw myself into more adventures. The feeling of wanting to stay in a place one more day was in every single trip. So I promised myself I…

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Teddies & wine

Teddies & wine

“If you lock 20 people in a room, after 24h at least one of them will be dead. If you lock 1000 teddies in a room, I can guarantee you that after one week you can open the door and they will be smiling at you”. Patrick (we’ll call him like that) lights up a cigarette and pours himself a glass of tequila. His skin is marked by a rough past and “juice” consumption (vino tinto). His hands reveal skills…

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The beginning

The beginning

“What are you going to do after that?” I heard this question several times. While I was finishing school, my undergraduate and master degree, then my internship in Ireland and a 4-year PhD in England. I didn’t even know what I was doing in that moment and I was pretty tired of thinking about the day after tomorrow, when the important thing was to just focus on today. I was chased by the typical Italian mentality according to which you…

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