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April 29, 2013

Citerna: La mia Inquadratura, Civette restaurant and Citernafotografia


There are times when beautiful projects find a common path
Sara Lusini's "La mia Inquadratura" is currently having an exhibition in one of my favourite restaurants in the Valtiberina (actually, it's more a concept than a restaurant) "Le Civette". 
Here are some pics I've taken with my mobile. 






"La mia Inquadratura" is part of the "Citernafotografia", the Festival of Photography in the Valtiberina. 
Here is a Vine I have made. 
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March 7, 2013

Turning 30 in Amsterdam

My "sister" Erika gave me this present for my birthday: 
a luna park. 
Actually, the biggest luna park: Amsterdam. 
I really enjoyed it, and I have no words to thank Erika, and Mery's gang, to take me around, and make me feel a teenager when I was just turning 30. 
Maybe more classy than a teenager. 
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February 20, 2013

#BIT2013: things I felt in love with

It's been a while since I wrote here on my blog... 
I've sent a 2013 E-Card to most of you, but for those that didn't get it, 
you can find it here
As you can see, I finished the year in a not so conventional way. 
In fact, the general attitude right now is to be content with what you have, and to try to survive this big financial crisis. 
I don't believe so, and even if I understand and see the clouds over Europe, 
I like when I hear the louder, optimistic voices over the general complaints. 
This happened for me in #BIT2013 (International Tourism Exchange). 

Best things of this year’s BIT: 
3rd Place - Puglia: from communication to "experiencing the homemade pasta", from Carlo of Puglia Events to the hotspot for charging your phones... Puglia had the best vibes! 

2nd Place - People I had crushes on: online relationships and communities HAVE TO BE SUPPORTED offline. That's the crush that you can have, and the strong connections you can create. Personally, I had a crush on a few travel bloggers: 
Infoturismiamoci
Nonsoloturisti
Viaggiaredasoli 
Viaggiovero
Flaneriefeminine 
1st Place - my favourite moment wasn't within the Facebook/Google speeches, but the Benigni video at the beginning of "Travel Storytelling Opportunities". 
So, as this is very Bella-style, here’s that video with subtitles
Thank you Alessio Carciofi for sharing it with us. For Italian readers, the video showed was this: 

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November 4, 2012

100 Flavours of Anghiari, Tuscany

Anghiari is a wonderful,
medieval town in Tuscany and,
until the 4th of November,
hosts 'I Centogusti dell'Appennino'
(100 Flavours of the Appennino Mountains). 
is a market/exhibition
dedicated to agritusmos and enogastronomy,
showing the excellence of food which comes from agriculture.

Here are some recent photos of Anghiari,
taken by Samuel Webster

All the photos are by Samuel WebsterTo see more, go to https://www.facebook.com/samuel.webster.aus 

We're going to take you along, by updating our fan pages in FB (Samuel Webster or Bella),
Twitter (Samuel WebsterBella, or #BellaToscana) and in my blog Capitocome
This is Sam's Bella Toscana official page and this is his website, where you can check out his amazing preview work/portfolio. A special thank you to all people that have already believed in his project, and to the project sponsor, Walks of Italy, which offers wonderful walking tours all over the country. 


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October 31, 2012

#mangiamangia philosophy

This is the 
#mangiamangia philosophy 
Ravioli by me and #NonnaRena 
and photos by Samuel Webster 


All the photos are by Samuel Webster
to see more... 

We're going to take you along, by updating our fan pages in 
Fb Samuel Webster or Bella 
Twitter Samuel Webster or Bella #bellatoscana  and in my blog Capitocome
This is Sam's Bella Toscana official page  
and this is his website, where you can check out his amazing preview work/portfolio. 
A special thank you to all people that have already believed in his project, 
and to the project sponsor, Walks of Italy, which offers wonderful walking tours all over the country. 

...d'you know what I mean? 
...capitocome? 
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October 26, 2012

Tuscany lifestyle


I want to share with you 
one of the L'Intrepida series of photos 
This is what I mean for 
lifestyle in Tuscany. 
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October 15, 2012

The story of Il Fontanaro Organic Farmhouse & Alina Pinelli

Once upon a time, 
there was a clever girl, Alina Pinelli, working in communication just like me. 
She quit it, 
to develop her family's project, 
ending up in the "glocal" philosphy. 
Read the story of Alina below, 
and watch the video of 
that we made for Bella Toscana

Alina says, "We bought a ruin from the 18 century more than 30 years ago, with about 50 acres of land, and gradually restored it into a country home for our family. We started planting olive trees until we reached the present number of 2000. Now, we produce our own extra virgin organic olive oil, honey and saffron. We have also expanded and developed the property, transforming it into a small tourist rural resort accommodating up to 18 guests with very high comfort and great personal care for our guests, since they are like friends for us, not just customers. We like to share with our guests our love for local, genuine food matched with great wines from our cellar (approximately 2500 bottles from all over Italy and the world), organizing cooking classes, and wine and oil tasting. We also love to transfer our passion and interest for the country life to our guests and we suggest and organize visits to many artistic and cultural destinations in the surrounding Umbrian and Tuscan towns." 

All the photos are by Samuel Webster
to see more... 

We're going to take you along, by updating our fan pages in 
Fb Samuel Webster or Bella 
Twitter Samuel Webster or Bella #bellatoscana  and in my blog Capitocome
This is Sam's Bella Toscana official page  
and this is his website, where you can check out his amazing preview work/portfolio. 
A special thank you to all people that have already believed in his project, 
and to the project sponsor, Walks of Italy, which offers wonderful walking tours all over the country. 

...d'you know what I mean? 
...capitocome? 
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October 11, 2012

Museo di Ferragamo for Bella Toscana

What impressed me the most of our interview and visit with 
fabulous Paola Gusella 
was: 
A)the reason of his success, which is the title of our video 
B)yes, I have to admit that, a pair of 
red 
sparkling 
shoes. 
I was in love, 
first sight. 
Watch the video that we made 
in Museo di Ferragamo. 

All the photos are by Samuel Webster
to see more... 

We're going to take you along, by updating our fan pages in 
Fb Samuel Webster or Bella 
Twitter Samuel Webster or Bella #bellatoscana  and in my blog Capitocome
This is Sam's Bella Toscana official page  
and this is his website, where you can check out his amazing preview work/portfolio. 
A special thank you to all people that have already believed in his project, 
and to the project sponsor, Walks of Italy, which offers wonderful walking tours all over the country. 

...d'you know what I mean? 
...capitocome? 
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October 6, 2012

#IF2012 a Pisa, Arezzo & Fotografia, and "50 Giorni di Cinema Internazionale" a Firenze

...just back in Tuscany after the Milano Fashion Week, 
I thought... I might get bored. 
Nope, apparently everything is going on here. 
This weekend, for example, in Pisa there is 
the Internet Festival #IF2012:  
opportunities for exchange and learning are provided by the over 100 experts, influencers, critics, politicians, entrepreneurs, top users, artists and passionate users from around the world. 

You can follow me on Twitter 
Meanwhile, in Arezzo, until the 7th of October 
there is the Festival of Photography
which needs no explanation... 
Photo source: http://www.micheleberti.it/
 And last, but not least, 
in Florence
which has hosted in past editions more than 50.000 visitors yearly, attracting the masses with a schedule composed of: full-length film, short films, docufiction, artist videos, previews, meetings with the authors, talks etc (from InToscana website
25 Oct- 14th Dec 

cinema-teatro-odeon
Photo source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/yellow-pentax

Who's coming? 

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September 14, 2012

September in Tuscany

September in Tuscany is just fantastic... 
fairs, "sagre", festivals, history and culture 
which end up in heaps of wine and food. 
Just in and around Arezzo, 
in the first 2 weeks, 
you will find 
Palio dei Lumi in Pieve Santo Stefano.

Watch the video that we made 
for Bella Toscana about the start of 
Palio dei Lumi. 

All the photos are by Samuel Webster
to see more... 

We're going to take you along, by updating our fan pages in 
Fb Samuel Webster or Bella 
Twitter Samuel Webster or Bella #bellatoscana  and in my blog Capitocome
This is Sam's Bella Toscana official page  
and this is his websitewhere you can check out his amazing preview work/portfolio. 
A special thank you to all people that have already believed in his project, 
and to the project sponsor, Walks of Italy, which offers wonderful walking tours all over the country. 

...d'you know what I mean? 
...capitocome? 
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