Venice – Madonna dell’Orto and Campo dei Mori

Are you planning your trip to Venice? Would you like to visit some hidden spots? I have some tips!

Venice is divided in six parts, and one of them is the sestiere of Cannaregio, on the northern part of the main island. It is famous for the ancient history of the Jewish ghetto and the several sinagogues, along with the nightlife on the Fondamenta della Misericordia.
As for the rest of the island, here it’s planty of beautiful spots to discover and visit.
I chose one for its interesting story and the curiosity that everyone showed on instagram.
In this post, I will tell you some things about the church of Madonna dell’Orto and the nearby Campo dei Mori, while you get ready for you next walk in Venice!

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Venezia – Madonna dell’Orto e Campo dei Mori

Stai organizzando la tua visita a Venezia? Vuoi vedere qualche angolino non turistico? Ho qualcosa da suggerirti!

Una delle zone in cui è divisa l’isola di Venezia è il sestiere di Cannaregio, molto famoso per l’antica storia del ghetto ebraico e le varie sinagoghe ancora presenti, insieme agli aperitivi sulle fondamenta della Misericordia.
Come per il resto dell’isola, gli angolini nascosti da scovare e visitare non mancano.
Ne ho scelto uno per la sua storia fantasiosa e per la curiosità che ha suscitato su instagram.
In questo post ti racconterò un po’ di cose sulla chiesa della Madonna dell’Orto e del vicino campo dei Mori, in attesa della tua prossima passeggiata a Venezia.

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Couple walking on a tree in Casa de Campo, Madrid, Spain

The 7 best parks to visit in Madrid | Spain

During my almost two years in Madrid, I had the opportunity to visit the city as a tourist but also as a local.
Whenever I had the chance to, I loved to take the metro or walk to explore its parks.
I know that during the summer the city can get extremely warm, and parks are a great place to seek for heat relief while continuing to visit the city.

Here below you can find my top 7 favorite parks that I think you would love and should add to your travel list!

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5 green ideas to visit Northern Italy

As we all know, Italy is one of the best countries to visit. Its food, its culture and its UNESCO sites will make your travel list a pretty long one.
If you are a nature lover, however, you might not be aware of some of the best spots to visit the North-Eastern part. Most of them are, in fact, only known to locals or to those who have already visited them.

Let me share with you my favorite five spots, hoping they will inspire you to bring comfortable shoes in your luggage and will make you live a unique experience in Italy.

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5 idee per gite in natura nel nord-est Italia

Le gite in giornata per stare in mezzo alla natura sono sempre state la mia salvezza:
una pausa dalla frenesia della routine settimanale e un modo per riempirmi di energia e di ispirazione.
Molti luoghi naturali sono delle realtà piccole e purtroppo conosciute molto spesso solamente a livello locale o da chi li frequenta.

In questo post troverai alcune idee per principianti per metterti un paio di scarpe comode e partire appena puoi!

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5 things that can help you with your Reverse Culture Shock

This weird phenomenon sounded like some sort of metropolitan myth, until it actually happened to me.
And I honestly don’t exactly know why I’m using the past tense here – I’ve been back in Italy for almost three weeks and I’m still in the process of realising it.

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Verona | being home and setting boundaries

This first week back in Italy and in my hometown has been incredibly confusing and challenging.

Living abroad is really hard, too, but I couldn’t have ever imagined that coming back would have been on the same, if not worse, level.

After two years abroad and two more living in another city, I knew that this (temporary) transition into my parents’ house wouldn’t be an easy one since the very beginning.

I have found myself crying countless times by now.
The other day I woke up all lost as I really wished I could be back with my Madrid toilet. Yes, I’m that lost.

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4 rules for homesickness – The ultimate guide for expat life

Being an expat makes you look as a brave person to the whole world- because you are. But people do not usually realize that there are some struggles coming with it.

The biggest of them, homesickness.

Some wise old person has depicted perfectly in a sentence the feeling:

You don’t realize what you have until you lose it

And so, far away from home, not having the possibility of going home is hitting us now harder than ever.

You might, however, find here some tips to help you cope with it.

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Come imparare una nuova lingua – consigli per studiarla facilmente

La mia prima esperienza all’estero era stata mossa dalla volontà di approfondire le mie conoscenze di spagnolo. Quando, tre anni più tardi, ho preso un biglietto di sola andata verso il Portogallo, di portoghese non ne sapevo molto.

Avevo alle spalle gli anni di liceo linguistico e varie nozioni di linguistica all’università. Qualche mese dopo, mi sorprendevo a capire tutto quello che i miei colleghi dicevano tra di loro e molto spesso, ne prendevo pure parte.

Su instagram ho lanciato una routine giornaliera di 15 giorni su come imparare una nuova lingua: il francese.

Qui sotto ti lascio alcuni consigli e suggerimenti che puoi usare per cimentarti anche tu e allenare la tua mente!

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