Tag Couchsurfing

Travel Nostalgia

Sometimes, when I close my eyes, I can still see myself walking uphill, leaving the Sunset District in San Francisco, on a warm November morning after a walk on Ocean Beach. That was my very last day of my two-month…

Why I Disconnect

If you’ve spoken to me at least a few times, you probably know I enjoy fucking myself in the head with the pros and cons of social media. You know, soul- and time-sucking, fake identities and addiction vs. space to…

A Healthy Day in Carnaby

When thinking of Carnaby Street, the word “bliss” doesn’t often come to mind. Carnaby is cool, fun, full of yummy restaurants and binge-worthy shops… but damn, it’s busy. Still, on a sunny Autumn Sunday morning, I managed to discover Carnaby’s…

Musings about solo travel in Melbourne

Many writers have talked about the power of travelling solo and I’m not sure reading one more post about it will change your life. But what are personal blogs and social media if not an excuse to overshare in a…

Coco Bliss Coogee

The scenario “So where do you live?” “Who me? Oh, just at Coco Bliss Coogee,” is more accurate than you would think. Since the Queensland-born raw food and smoothie bowl start-up turned franchise Coco Bliss Collective opened up a branch…

My 2016 was all over the place

In Italian we have a saying stating that whatever you do for New Year’s, you’re going to do it for the entire year. Call it superstition, but for me it has really been true. Here’s a balance of my 2016…

Why I admire Couchsurfing Hosts

When you work 9 to 6 in a metropolis, having random travellers crash on your couch might not be your ideal of a relaxed evening. Yet, Couchsurfing hosts in over 10 USA cities were willing to put me up – and…

Couchsurfing chronicles: party at San Francisco’s HQ

A party at San Francisco’s Couchsurfing Headquarters helped me live my surfing experience to the fullest. Read on to find out about what happened last month in San Francisco.  Couchsurfing isn’t only an amazing social network connecting like-minded people who…
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