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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…

Q&A with Cecilia Gragnani from Diary of An Expat

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As an Italian Londoner, I’m always interested in hearing about other expats’ journey, especially if they’re from my country. So when I heard that Cecilia Gragnani, a fellow Italian Londoner, was about to star in a one-woman-show about being an…

Exploring The Vatican

My mum is from Rome. My grandparents are from Rome. I am Italian. And in 25 years I had never seen the Sistine Chapel. #fail – Time to change that! Here’s my itinerary for a quick day in Rome exploring…

San Pantaleo Market

I left my homeland of Sardinia only just over a year ago, and I came back to find it more glamorous than ever. Here are a few words and pictures about the markets in San Pantaleo, a tiny town near…

L’Anima, Italian like no other

It’s probably the best time ever to eat Italian in London: street eats like Cheeky Italian, Fundi Pizza, Franco Manca and Pizza Pilgrims have definitely raised the quality bar on Southern European goodness in the capital, and newly-opened Canto Corvino…
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