• Lois Pryce, a solo female traveller riding around the world

    Women who travel solo still make the news, even in the third millennium. At an event here in London we met Loice Pryce, and we got literally carried away by her enthusiasm and the power of her travel stories. Lois Pryce at some point in her life felt like trapped, imprisoned 9 to 5 in her air-conditioned office in central London, Continue Reading...

  • Benedict Allen: the no-GPS, no-sponsor, no-backup adventurer

    He is 57, he is brilliant, interesting, pleasant, and when he speaks you hang on his every word. His name is Benedict Allen and the incredible adventures he had are even difficult to imagine: a writer who literally devoted his life to discovery. He became famous for his minimalist travel style, his survival techniques in hostile territories, and the innate Continue Reading...

  • Andy Ferrario and the top 10 bookshops in Europe

    We love Andy. We like her style, we share her passions and admire her work. Andrea Ferrario (@AndyKate) is an Instagrammer based in Milan who was able to create a rather atypical community of followers, in love with fashion and literature. On her profile, a retro mood and a markedly Brit style make her timeline unique and timeless. Her choices Continue Reading...

  • The 5 female explorers that almost nobody knows

    The ability to explore the world and to have the courage to face the unknown is one of the skills that decreed the Homo sapiens’ success on the other species, because it allowed him to survive adverse environmental conditions, escape predators, find more welcoming lands. Over the centuries there have been many pioneers who discovered regions or realities until then Continue Reading...

  • Travelling without moving: Joseph Cornell

    At 16, Joseph Cornell had to leave school to support his family: his father's death forced him to take charge of his mother and three brothers, one of whom was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. When, in 1921, he began to work in New York as door to door fabrics salesman, he also began to explore the city far and wide, Continue Reading...

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  • Steve McCurry in Milan: a great photo show

    Steve McCurry is first of all a man who finds perfect stories. When he focuses on the bodies, time by time drawing attention to the eyes, the hands, the feet, the faces of the subjects he captures, he creates characters that earlier were not even aware of existing. Shapes become legendary, gestures become languages. Supplications, rejections, confessions, commands: each shot Continue Reading...

  • Salgado’s journey in remote regions: Genesis

    When Sebastião Salgado, in the late 90s, took over from his father the family farm in the Rio Doce valley, in Brazil, found himself facing a daunting situation: of the lush tropical environment in which he grew up with his seven sisters almost nothing was left. Deforestation had destroyed most of the living creatures. With his wife Leila Deluiz Wanik, Continue Reading...

  • Davide Scalenghe: reporter and traveller

    Milan, Spazio Cinema Anteo, November 14, premiere of the film "CASA DO MENOR - THE OTHER SIDE OF BRAZIL", a documentary on the family home founded by Father Renato Chiera for the protection and rehabilitation of children victims of abuse and crime. A film by Davide Scalenghe that airs on Wednesday, 20th November 2013 on Real Time in Italy, on the occasion Continue Reading...

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