I managed to find 3 itineraries that took me out of the beaten routes or, at least, out of the most crowded areas, to find highlights, stories and attractions that made my visit more comfortable, pleasant and definitely more interesting.
Are you souvenir persons? I am not. I don’t dislike them but I live in a very small house and I don’t have much room to allocate to souvenirs from the 132 countries I’ve travelled to so far. During my trips I do usually buy items that I can actually use once back at my home or I can see every day to spare a thought for an old travel rather than objects that I have to place in a hidden corner of my house to let cover in dust and forget about.
The tourism industry is at halt worldwide with massive impact on the live of many workers worldwide. However this is not the time to dispair. I spoke to Salim Mrindoko about that, owner of safari tour company named Off the Beaten Path, based in Arusha - Tanzania - and for those of you you are wondering if it's woth to plan a trip to Africa, this is the response,
I will complete today an unusual path in the city of Naples, home of Pizza, the Pastiera cake, Coffee making and Sfogliatelle as well as of superstition, devotion, sacred and profane.
Strolling around Rome is something unique. Nothing can be compared to a walk around the Eternal City. A roman relic awaits you behind every corner, a mighty Basilica will pop up in front of you unexpectedly, the entrance to an early Christian Catacomb awaits you behind a simple house door, the creative explosion of the Renaissance and the splendor of the Baroque era will be fill your eyes with beauty and surprise.