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Stanito

Curiosity is the world moving-engine.

The Witchy Sonora Market

Dear Reader, Are you superstitious? Do you think you are followed by bad luck? Do you suspect your neighbour is trying to poison you? Harbouring revenge over your cheating wife or husband? Then this is the right place for you then: travel with me to one of the creepiest sides of […]

Photo of the Day: Stanito in Esfahan

Dear Reader, One of the best benefits of traveling in company is that casually your travel buddies are excellent photographers. My friend Lichix took this photo of me in Esfahan while visiting the stunning Masjed-e Jameh Mosque, the biggest mosque in Iran and the pioneer of Islamic architecture. With this […]

Stoic Belgrade

Dear Reader, there are more cities in Europe that deserve your attention aside from the typical already too-beaten capitals and fancy sparkling towns. So, in an effort of continuing our off the beaten path philosophy, forget for a moment about Paris, London, Rome and Madrid and let’s move […]

Did you know…

that Pijama is a Persian word? Dear Reader, Discovering origins can really surprise us, just like when the Romans invented the bikini or else they took and made it famous (we Italians are known for taking existing inventions and improve them, like coffee, pizza and pasta, no argument on […]

Chiapas, the forgotten state

Dear Reader, One can never generalise about cultures and countries in general. Least of all those countries with such diversities as Mexico. Mexico is BIG and ethnically very diverse. Migrants from distant lands and the already existing indigenous communities inhabit this country. In fact, the second article of the […]

Be a Local, not a Tourist

Dear Reader, if you enjoy my adventures and follow my blog, it is probably because you and I share the same travel style. We don’t behave like common “tourists” but rather like “travellers” who walk a lot and enjoy a place like locals do. For this post I’m […]