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20.-27.12 — A Sicily retrospective (or why Travelling is Weird)

Boy, what a mess. Okay, upfront, this is going to be less of a travel blog post than it is going to be a travel retrospective post. My attempt at doing something interesting enough to write about every two weeks… actually held up pretty well by the end of the trip, but what with Christmas […]

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6.12.2015 — Trip to Firenze

Happy Finnish Independence Day! Did you know that the 8th of December is a national holiday in Italy? I didn’t. In hindsight I probably should have, since I researched holidays before leaving, but as it turns out, I have a terrible memory for stuff like this. Anyway, Tuesday the 8th of December is the Day […]

28.10. — World Expo 2015 Milano

I’m a few days late writing about this, but I went to the World Expo in Milano last week. I originally didn’t plan to go, what with how busy I was apartment hunting and working, but it’s not really the kind of experience you want to miss if you can avoid it. I picked an […]

23.10. – Trip to Torino

Last Friday I had a chance to go to visit View Conference that was taking place in Torino this week. View is a conference about visual effects in films and videogames. What a great experience. Torino is much less busy than Milano, but the metro there is much scarier (the double doors close on the […]

Milan — First week retrospective

I don’t know if I’m just a strange Finnish person or if everyone who comes from Tampere or any of the big industrial cities in the south gets the same kind of “welcome home” feeling from Milan as I’ve gotten. I’ve been here for a bit over a week, most of it never quite sure […]