New Delhi, Old Tricks: how to be scammed and end up in an India wedding in less then 24 hours

One of the things that India has become famous for, unfortunately, are the local people who end up scamming tourists. They have become real Pros in what they do. I came out from the Delhi international airport, the taxi driver asked me for a very fair price to take me to the hotel. On our way he said that they could not go to the hotel due to the roads being closed by the police for a special event going on in the area. To make it even more real they stopped the car and asked something to the police, … Continue reading New Delhi, Old Tricks: how to be scammed and end up in an India wedding in less then 24 hours

Backpack or Trolley? What’s your traveling style?

Someone who’s been reading my blog, has suggested to slightly change the format of my posts in a way that who’s reading is more involved. First and foremost, thanks Giò, if you are reading this you know that I’m talking about you and that I have really taken in consideration your feedbacks. Second, what am I going to change in order to make it more interactive? Here we go … Instead of only me giving my point of view, I will also ask questions inviting readers to share their thoughts, experience and point of view in the comment section. Let’s … Continue reading Backpack or Trolley? What’s your traveling style?

Ego, Character and Personality: when the dots are not joined

Today’s drawing is a snapshot of the childhood, the period in life where we thought we were only playing but actually we were learning our most and at our fastest rate. During college, when I was studying Italian Literature, I remember learning about the poet Giosuè  Carducci (1835 -1907).  In his writing, he mentions quite often about infants and kids.   He believed that in our adulthood we carry an inner child inside us which screams to be heard.   Back then I thought “what a weirdo, what a wanker”.   Although the idea annoyed me, I never forgot about it.   Later on I had to review my … Continue reading Ego, Character and Personality: when the dots are not joined