It is the city of mirrors, the city of mirages, at once solid and liquid, at once air and stone.
– Erica Jong
I love fun and easy solutions. In Venice, in the Libreria Acqua Alta bookshop, the fire escape is simply a door that leads directly into a canal.
The Aeolian Islands are a volcanic archipelago north of Sicily, in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Named after the wind god Aeolus, a great way to visit them is on a sailing boat. And I did it! In early July, along with two friends, I sailed around the islands of Vulcano, Lipari, Panarea and Stromboli – four of the seven islands that form this archipelago. Read more