Tag: choices

My life inside a 40LT backpack

Even if I wouldn’t name myself an experienced traveller and backpacker, I want to share my saying about packing my life into a 40LT backpack with the forecast of being in warm countries for a couple of months. This was part of my wardrobe until a few days ago:                     I tried to…

Year 2016 and living without a smartphone

I was raised staring at my dad working on and with a Commodore 64. Sweet memories of a tiny little curious kid sitting on his lap for hours and hours. Besides being close to him, I only wanted to know how drawings of small drawers could be moved inside a magic box. I remember fights with my brother and my cousin few…

6 reasons why I left Sicily

‘I already lived 25 years in Sicily, and this planet is too big’ is my answer to everyone asking why I left Sicily. Yet, the majority of Sicilians I meet abroad aren’t longing for adventures or feeding wanderlust. They live elsewhere because of work, to make money, to get ‘a better life’ while secretly or not so secretly weep to…