Athens: antiquity at your fingertips

To land in Athens airport during the morning (after a destroying sleepless night at Rome-Ciampino airport), allows not to waste a day travelling. The best way to reach the city center is bus X95, which for the fix price of 5€ brings you till the very central Syntagma square, where the Greek parliament stands. Here it is … Continua a leggere Athens: antiquity at your fingertips

From Florence to Gura Humorului: impressions on the journey to the most remote village of Romania

Almost 30 hours from Florence to Gura Humorului. But the time is not lost and I don't mind about it, if the important is the journey itself. From Florence to Rome, then the airplane to Bucharest. The night in the airport of the Romanian capital city is unconfortable, but to not sleep stimulates us to talk and to … Continua a leggere From Florence to Gura Humorului: impressions on the journey to the most remote village of Romania

7 Countries in 30 days. Step 18: Barcelona (Spain)

We arrive in Barcelona after 15 hours on a night train from La Coruña. The thought that in 24 hours I'll be in Italy again, after a month travelling, makes me a little bit sad. With my traveling companion, we leave the huge backpacks which accompany us in the safes of bus station, to immerse ourselves in … Continua a leggere 7 Countries in 30 days. Step 18: Barcelona (Spain)

7 Countries in 30 days. Step 16: Porto (Portugal)

All uphill. This is the first impression about Porto. It seems that the streets in plain, here, are not designed. The hostel is a pleasant surprise: it's called Porto Wine Hostel and it is, obviously, themed on Vinho do Porto. Each room has the name of a different kind of wine and the corridors are full … Continua a leggere 7 Countries in 30 days. Step 16: Porto (Portugal)

7 Countries in 30 days. Step 15: Ericeira, Obidos, Figueira da Foz, Coimbra (Portugal)

A 9 in the morning, as we prepare to leave Lisbon, the housemate of Magui comes back home. He tell us about the night outside, about which he doesn't remember anything. Then, he takes a salad bowl full of green jelly and he starts to eat it with a soup spoon. There is no accounting for … Continua a leggere 7 Countries in 30 days. Step 15: Ericeira, Obidos, Figueira da Foz, Coimbra (Portugal)