I 3 piccoli monaci

Stavo girando in bici nei pressi di Kampong-Cham, quando decisi di fermarmi per riprendere fiato e ripararmi dal sole rovente. Mi sedetti all’ombra di un grosso albero, nel cortile di un piccolo convento buddhista, subito destando la curiosità di 3 piccoli monaci. Essi si sedettero di fronte a me e intentammo inutilmente comunicare. Io nonContinue reading “I 3 piccoli monaci”

Disgusting Food I Love

Normal people traveling: “Where can we find a nice restaurant where we can try good local food?” Italians traveling: “Where can we find pizza and pasta?” (sorry for stereotyping you, dear Italian readers, but you guys know this is not that far from the truth, after all) Me traveling: “Where can I get the weirdestContinue reading “Disgusting Food I Love”

Expectation Vs. Reality: Annoying Tourists

Siem Riep, Cambodia Expectations 5.00 AM The alarm sets off. It is still dark outside. I hop on the bike I rented yesterday and ride it towards Angkor Wat. Today’s goal: see the sun rise over the beautiful ancient temple. As I approach the historic site, the fresh morning air wakes me up completely. HereContinue reading “Expectation Vs. Reality: Annoying Tourists”

When I Was a Terrorist…

This is one of the most surreal travel experiences I have ever come across. I was once denied access to Thailand because they thought I might be a terrorist. True story! But let me give you a little bit of background. Back in 2016 I took a trip to South East Asia. My plan wasContinue reading “When I Was a Terrorist…”