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TEN INSIGHTS INTO ITALIAN CULTURE

COMO TRAVEL GUIDE: THE INSIDER TRACK ON WHERE TO GO AND WHAT TO DO

COMO: BEFORE CLOONEY (B.C.) AND AFTER CLOONEY (A.C.)

SIENA: CITY OF THE PALIO––TRAVELOGUE (OCTOBER 12, 2016)

FIRENZE: BASKING IN BEAUTY––TRAVELOGUE (OCTOBER 12-14, 2012)

VENEZIA: TRAVELOGUE (OCTOBER 16, 2012)

ROMA: LARGER THAN LIFE––TRAVELOGUE (OCTOBER 17, 18, 20, 2012)

NAPOLI: TRAVELOGUE (OCTOBER 19, 2012)

THREE GREAT ECOTOURISM DESTINATIONS IN ITALY

Welcome to the start of your journey with the Travelling Sociologist! If you’re looking to expand your cultural horizons, practice cultural sensitivity and tolerance for diversity in your everyday life, and glean tips and inspiration for responsible travel––you’ve come to the right place. The Travelling Sociologist will provide you with interesting socio-cultural information on countries around the world that she has lived in, visited, or plans to visit. Hopefully, this information will serve you well as a point of departure in planning your trip and helping you get excited about your destination!

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Putto con delfino (winged cherub with dolphin) fountain, by Andrea del Verrocchio (1435–1488), at Palazzo Vecchio. The palazzo was built as the seat of the Signoria, the fathers of the city’s republican government. And the sculpture was commissioned by the House of Medici––the Italian banking family, political dynasty, and royal house that ruled the Republic of Florence during the 15th century. © thetravellingsociologist

 

More about me: Disease-prevention detective by day, travel writer by night, I aim to share my passion for exploring cultures, cultural differences, and cultural similarities with you through my travel chronicles.

 

 

IN JULY: FOCUS ON FRANCE

The Fontaine Bartholdi at Place des Terreaux, 1st arrondissement, Lyon. The fountain was commissioned in 1889 by Gaget & Gautier and sculpted by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi.

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IN AUGUST: SPOTLIGHT ON GENEVA

Lac Léman (aka Lake Geneva), at the city centre of Geneva. Photo credit: © thetravellingsociologist

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IN SEPTEMBER: BASKING IN GARDA LAKE PARADISE

Garda Lake, Italy. Photo credit: © thetravellingsociologist

 

COMING UP IN OCTOBER: TO COMO WITH LOVE

The Lake of Como in Como, Italy.

 

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Trips Made in the Last 5 Years: France, Italy, & Switzerland 2017 | Florence & Siena, Italy 2016 (solo backpacker) | Vancouver & Vancouver Island, BC 2016 | Shawinigan, Mauricie, QC 2016 (road trip) | Boston, MA 2015 | The Maritimes, Canada––New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, & Prince Edward Island 2015 (road trip) | Burlington, VT 2015 | Long Beach, CA 2014 | Como & Milan, Italy 2014 | Lugano, Switzerland 2014 | Toronto, St. Catharines, & Niagara Falls, ON 2013 | Italy & Spain 2012 (solo backpacker)

Bucket List: Brazil | Argentina | Uruguay | Chile | Peru | Morocco | Senegal | Ile de la Réunion | Tanzania | England, Scotland, & Ireland | Australia | Japan | South Korea | Bali, Indonesia | Singapore | Nepal | Thailand | Madagascar | Hawaii | Bermuda

Next Adventure(s): Japan & Korea 2018

 

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