Italian winter wilderness at its best – Park Fanes

We decided to spend a sporty last-year-week enjoying the often neglected, however remarkable, Italian wilderness and possibly wildlife in the National Park Fanes-Senes-Braies in the Italian Dolomites. So we prepared our backpacks, borrowed two couples of snow rackets and left for Trentino region. Our destination was Lavarella Mountain Lodge, a refuge set at 2050 mt... Continue Reading →

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My favorite place of India: Jaisalmer

I’ve spent 3 months in India, interning for an NGO. Among my travels there, Jaisalmer is by far the greatest marvel I’ve witnessed. It is a fortified ancient town in the middle of the desert, bordering with Pakistan, and it’s incredibly hard to reach – but totally worth the effort. It is famous for its... Continue Reading →

How to safari: cheap and wild (Part 1)

I’ve been organising my safaris according to two principles: making them the cheapest and wildest possible. Here are my tips on how to enjoy true wilderness avoiding over-tourism and its disruptive consequences on wildlife, all keeping costs in check. In Part 1 I’ll talk about basics and preventative matters such as the choice of the... Continue Reading →

Nairobi eats

I condensed my 6 months in Nairobi, Kenya, in a list of where to eat and what when it comes to restaurants and street food. I am guilty of indulging too much on non-Kenyan food as Nairobi is absolutely a blast made of so many different cultural influences.. I will make up for this though,... Continue Reading →

Quick trip to Tuscany and related eats

I went for a weekend in the country side of Tuscany, around Cetona and Amiata mountains, where wolves roam free again. Well, we had no signs of wolves even though we saw plenty of roe deers. Instead of enjoying wildlife though, we basically ate. We experienced only a fraction of Tuscany but I got to... Continue Reading →

Tourists vs. Wildlife in South Africa

I’ve visited South Africa twice and here I had the experience that made me realize that, whatever I’ll become, I want it to be related to supporting the environment. For the first time, I was truly into the wild. I didn’t go as a tourist but as a conservation volunteer (even though this definition is... Continue Reading →

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