A Christmas Playlist – Christmas Lights

A Christmas Playlist – Christmas Lights

It’s almost time. What am I talking about? But the most wonderful time of the year, of course. Christmas is just around the corner! After providing you with a list of all the jumpers you simply must have to celebrate properly, and a list of books […]

13 winter books to read under the tree (+1)

13 winter books to read under the tree (+1)

I think it is clear I have books ready for every occasion. Of course this includes Christmas: there are some particular  books I like reading only in winter. I’ve collected here some of my favorite titles, divided into classics, young adults and thriller. I’ve also […]

Venus in fur – play review

Venus in fur – play review

Among all the uncountable passions I have, there is also my love for theater. Musicals, plays, ballets… I love going to the theater. London of course offers something for everyone: West End, off West End, the Royal Albert Hall and all the small theaters scattered […]

Christmas Jumpers: step into the holidays

Christmas Jumpers: step into the holidays

It’s the end of November. Halloween is gone (I’m sad but you can still read all about that in my post here), and that means only one thing: Christmas is just around the corner! Christmas lights have started appearing everywhere in the city (yes, I […]

11 books to read before you watch the movie in 2018 (+1)

11 books to read before you watch the movie in 2018 (+1)

It’s not a secret that I love reading. Another thing I love is watching movies based on books. Yes, I know. Movies based on books open a never-ending debate, they divide people, terrible wars are fought trying to defend the book’s honor, wars that would […]

The 4 best Japanese restaurants in London (+1)

The 4 best Japanese restaurants in London (+1)

One of the things I love most about London is the infinite choice you have about food and restaurants, as shown in my Essential London Food Guide. Do you wake up one morning fancying Eritrean cuisine? A 5 seconds Google search offers you at least 10 […]

4 days in Budapest – itinerary, travel tips, must-see

4 days in Budapest – itinerary, travel tips, must-see

Budapest turned out to be the best travel choice I could make in autumn 2017. It was a long weekend planned at the very last minute, and we chose Hungary only because the flights were cheap. I didn’t even buy a Lonely Planet as I […]

An autumn playlist: Sweater Weather

An autumn playlist: Sweater Weather

I have already covered how autumn is my favourite season and how it causes real damage to my wallet (if you missed it, you can read all about it here). What you still don’t know is that autumn deserves an appropriate playlist, too. After all, […]

Halloween: 10 books and 17 movies for October

Halloween: 10 books and 17 movies for October

Let’s start with the truth: Halloween is one of my favourite holidays so chances are I’m biased here. I grew up in Italy where Halloween has become a “thing” only very recently. When I was a kid, Halloween didn’t exist. Yes, you’ve read it right. […]

Autumn wish-list and my essentials

Autumn wish-list and my essentials

Autumn is my favourite season. Which is weird, because my friends know I live for summer. However, truth is that I love this time of the year. I love London dressed in red and orange. I could spend hours just walking around the city or […]