Torino is nowadays the third or fouth largest city in the Country (depending if you consider the hinterland or not) and underwent a dramatic and successful change in the past 20 years, turning its local economomy from industry based to tourism based after the XXth Winter Olympics, held in the city in 2006.
The first snowstorms happened on the Alps, which are very visible even from the city center, especially the Monviso, which is an amazing landmark for us being shaped as a perfect pyramid which stands out among the major mounts of the Alps.
It's foliage time in several areas of the Planet, thus we are all preparing to watch our landscapes change from the summer bright green and the golden yellow of the crop fields into an incredible colour palette
You might have heard from the news that last week a massive storm hit few areas in Northen Italy and Southern France.
Before 1819 coffe was made with the "canovar" method by immersing a canvas bag containing the coffee powder, tied with a cord, in water. Pretty much the same thing we do nowadays with tea
Do you know what the official birthday of Cinema is?
When thinking about travelling, each place has a value. Be it big or be it small, it's just up to our perception of it and how much it impacted on out lives. Therefore I decided to pair precious stones to each continent, based on my personal perception of them. It's not a scoring of possible travel destinations but the impressions I got after exploring quite a big portion of this planet.