• Europe,  Greece,  Travel

    Best Greek Islands

    Milos beach

    An often asked question when pondering a trip to Greece is: what is the best greek island? The question implies that there’s one that is overall “the best”, which there isn’t. Greek islands can be wildly diverse and appeal to different types of tourists. If you are looking for peace, for instance, you wouldn’t probably choose Rhodes or Santorini, as they’re extremely popular. So the “best” greek island for one like you would be a smaller, less frequented island. And so on. Therefore when I say the “best greek island” I mean “the island that has a bit of everything…

  • Iron Maiden on stage
    Music

    How I discovered metal music

    this is the first article in a series about my music discoveries I was still a kid, like 16-17 years old, used to radio pop, dance and occasionally some rock (mostly the bad quality we make in Italy). I didn’t…

  • Man Playing Guitar
    Music

    Rock is dead. Or hidden?

    Or smelling funny, as the late Frank Zappa said of jazz. Rock is dead has long been claimed, asserted, announced, joked about and cried. Since the 70s already, in which arguably rock was at the height of its health. Perhaps…

  • Sarakiniko in Milos
    Europe,  Greece,  Travel

    What to do in Milos

    Milos is a pearl. Along with Santorini, with which it shares the volcanic origin and the richness in colours of its beaches, it is one of the most objectively beautiful Greek island. No other island has so many beaches all…

  • Chernobyl view
    Social

    Chernobyl and its message of hope

    Anybody who has watched the stunning HBO series will have noticed its bleakness, sadness and despair at what happened. Not so much probably felt more hopeful for the future, quite the contrary. Understandably. I did instead. I noticed a strong…

  • Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro
    Americas,  Travel

    A Week in Rio De Janeiro

    Rio immediately evokes sun, beaches, beautiful women, tangas, caipirinhas and football. Most of those are valid for Brazil as a whole but Rio is the most touristic and famous city of the country and gets more credit than the others.…