Cambodia – Siem Reap

I will start with some basic tourist information, so you can get prepared without making my same mistakes. Cambodia is part of Indochina together with those states that are between Asia and China: Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar and Thailand. There are two well-defined seasons, the dry one where it never rains and the cows are very thin and the pools of the extra-luxury hotels are filled with salt water, and the rainy season where does not stop never the rain, the jungle is repopulated with animals and life resumes. In both seasons it’s fucking hot, it’s very humid and everyone sweats copiously. Your hair will be disgusting for the whole holiday. If you have curly hair like me you will look

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The Fiji Islands

Fiji is an archipelago of 333 paradisiacal islands located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, far from everything and everyone. Fiji is an archipelago of 333 paradisiacal islands located 36/45 fly hours away from Milan, with two stopovers. Fiji is an archipelago of 333 paradisiacal islands located with a difference of twelve hours, time zone from Italy. Fiji is an archipelago of 333 paradisiacal islands that can be reached with a flight that costs between 1600 and 2500 euros. Fiji is an archipelago of 333 paradisiacal islands, unfortunately they are in Farawayville and you cannot go there. However, if you live in Hong Kong, with a ten hours direct flight, only five hours, time zone and 500 euros, you

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Malaysia – Penang

Going on vacation in a place where the State’s religion is Islam has always blocked me for various reasons. First, the security and fear of a terrorist attack, the freedom to drink a mojito on the beach when you want (a vacation isn’t vacation without alcohol!), the freedom to wear a bikini without feeling uncomfortable and finally, my ignorance on the subject. I admit I did not know the difference between a Hijab and a Chador, what they meant and in which states they are used. If Malaysia is an Islamic State with all the pros and cons of the aforementioned, Penang Island is the exception. Here, despite a clear majority of the population being Muslim (45%), there are also

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Macao: Born for Trash

 Going to Macau is like taking a space-time trip. I love this island, a shrill of cultures, halfway between a decadent Lisbon, an ugly Chinese town and Las Vegas. In the old part of the city you can walk through the uphill slopes street paved with the typical Portuguese mosaic. There are old buildings falling apart followed by colonial houses restored with warm colors, secular plants, names of the streets written in Portuguese and Chinese painted on Azulejos . Coming here from China you immediately feel at home, the many churches that you encounter walking, the sound of the bells and the pedestrian street full of shops that flows into the ruins of the church of Sant Pau have the

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