Close encounters with an active volcano

Nele/ October 10, 2016/ Destinations, Europe/ 0 comments

While staying on Ischia I took a day trip to Mount Vesuvius and the old Roman city of Pompeii. The guide on the day trip was an Italian called Antonio. Fast-talking and completely unconcerned with the incorrectness of his German, he told his group everything about the volcano and the ancient city it destroyed. He talked about events from two millenia ago

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5 valuable life lessons learned on Ischia

Nele/ September 25, 2016/ Destinations, Europe/ 2 comments

In 2014 I spent a week on Ischia, an island off the coast of Naples. While exploring the island with my two travel companions, we learned a lot about the Italian way of life. Or maybe it was the Ischia way of life. Either way, it held a few important life lessons in store for us about how sometimes you simply need

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