Wedding

White ceremony clothes…. If somebody have told me I’d wear them once, I’d have never believed him… Never say never though. I had the pleasure of being invited to a celebrations for the 50th wedding anniversary, 800 guests, full Bollywood style: Perfect! With Jaipur and its contradictions as a set, my fixer Pradeep rang some friends…

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Bedroom

First room i took a picture of in the house i’m staying in Jakhal Is my bedroom. It is amzing how different this is from what i’m used to. Colors, fornitures, smells… Everything. Yet it’s cozy, and it feels like my place. The restroom and shower brought me back to some scout camp of my…

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Jakhal’s people

And here i am… India finally. I’m not talking about the geographic concept of the amazingly big republic of india, where milleniums of history are witness of religions peacefully living together as well as the urban caos, poisoned air and extremely kind people. I’m not saying that one isn’t India, what i’m saying is that…

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Counting down for Delhi

Eat up project is going on and we have our new appointment fixed: New Delhi and Rajasthan. Take off is late night on Monday the 25th of May from Malpensa Airport… “parto dalla Malpensa” as they say in Milan. It will be through a direct flight – approximate duration 7 hours – that I will…

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Perugia By Italy

By Sofia Celeste, Baco Luxury chief editor. Perugia, Italy — With an Italian nonna as the testimonial of this budding ecommerce site that sells everything from Umbrian truffles to Sicilian sea salt, ByItaly is riding the culinary wave that has proclaimed Italian cuisine Emperor of all foods. It all happened one night at a barbeque…

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Dezngzi

I have tried “things that you people wouldn’t believe” just to quote good old Roy Batty in Blade Runner. Hu Tong is a city whose avenues, side streets, country lanes still preserve the town planning designed during Mao’s Revolution. The tourist’s eye is easily pleased by these places which can be translated into quick and…

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The Thanksgiving Day

In New Orleans I met Zella Palmer, Director, Dillard University Ray Charles Program in African American Material Culture and partner of EatUp Project. She accompanied me among the foods and flavors of the Southern States. In particular we experienced an intense Thanksgiving Day. How an inhabitant of New Orleans intends the creole culture particularly in…

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