• Fantastic beasts of Yellowstone and where to find them

    I'm looking at the map of north-east Yellowstone, while Damiano scans the horizon with his binoculars. It’s late afternoon in the Lamar Valley, and we lurk in the Slough Creek area to see if we spot any animal. All of a sudden, Damiano grabs my arm and, without taking his eyes off the mountain, whispers: "If it is not a Continue Reading...

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  • The Norfolk seal pups

    We slowly walk on the sand, an icy wind cuts our faces like a knife. The November sky is surprisingly crystal clear here in Norfolk, and the sun is setting west behind the dunes. In the parking lot we have been told that the seals today are resting just a couple of miles away, and we approach them walking along Continue Reading...

  • The mating season in the Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

    We are sat under a Ponderosa Pine, our shoulders against its trunk, our eyes fixed on a male elk busy keeping his harem together a few feet away from us. It is late September in the Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, we are at the peak of the ungulates mating season. Only the clicks of our camera, the wind and Continue Reading...

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  • The wild and unforgettable Skomer Island

    Skomer Island is an absolute paradise for all those who love unspoiled nature, the birds of the Northern Europe and conservation areas far from the mass tourist flood. Located in front of the Pembrokhire Peninsula, in southern Wales, this 3-sqm island is open to tourists only from April to October. Exception made for the researchers and the volunteers working there, Continue Reading...

  • The good reasons to visit Lodi: the Festival of Photography, river cruises, great cheese and much more

    When the "Circuito Città d’Arte della Pianura Padana" contacted us to write about the place we come from, we felt utterly proud to be chosen as ambassador of Lodi despite living so faraway. This association promotes the small towns of the Po Valley and today we are in charge of leading you through the streets of Lodi, the land where Continue Reading...

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  • Volendam and Marken: peace, beauty and good food on the Dutch coast

    Just a 30-minute drive from the centre of Amsterdam and you are in a delightful coast village, famous for its wooden houses, its romantic harbour, and its museum dedicated to the traditional Dutch costumes. With its 22.000 inhabitants, its strategic location and its characteristic architecture it became a favorite destination for many artists, so much so that even Picasso and Continue Reading...

  • Romantic holidays: a night in a lighthouse

    Spend a night in a lighthouse was one of our longstanding dreams, that we finally realized to celebrate our 5th anniversary. Although in the UK there is plenty of choice when it comes to lighthouses, we did not have a moment of hesitation: the trip we did last year to the Seven Sisters and Beachy Head had completely hooked us. Continue Reading...

  • What to see in London: the Highgate Cemetery

    We couldn’t wait to visit the Highgate Cemetery in London. We imagined it was an amazing place for all the writers, professors and artists who chose it as burial site (George Michael one of the last), but the experience even exceeded our expectations. If you are fond of The Game of Thrones’ gothic settings, this is up your street: a Continue Reading...

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