Easter Break

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Come avrete notato, quest?۪anno tra Pasqua, ponte del 25 aprile e quello del Primo maggio, volendo, con soli sette giorni di ferie potete partire per una lunghissima vacanza di 16 giorni ! Oppure, chi non pu?_ assentarsi dal lavoro/studio cos?? a lungo, pu?_ comunque godere di queste brevi vacanze prese singolarmente. In ogni caso, un vantaggio c?۪̬: partire ad aprile, costa meno della met?? rispetto ad agosto. Le offerte di voli low cost in questo periodo sono tantissime. E se si cerca il mare e il caldo non bisogna necessariamente andare lontano!

Vi suggerir?_ dove!

ROMA

Tra le mete a corto raggio c'̬ Roma. La fine di aprile sar?? un momento topico per Roma, con due settimane di eventi importanti come il weekend di Pasqua, le celebrazioni per il compleanno della Capitale e del 25 aprile, la canonizzazione di Papa Giovanni Paolo II ed il lungo ponte del 1?? maggio. Il vantaggio di andare a Roma ̬ che ̬ raggiungibile in treno molto comodamente!ImmagineImmagineImmagineImmagine

 

MARRAKECH

Questa ̬ stata la mia scelta per le vacanze di Pasqua dell?۪anno scorso! Leggete qui per maggiori informazioni sulla citt?? e consigli di ogni genere! -> Marrakech E' una delle destinazioni pi?_ belle e raggiungibili in poche ore. EasyJet ha voli diretti verso la splendida citt?? marocchina in partenza da Malpensa e Ryanair diretto da Cuneo.ImmagineImmagineImmagineImmagineImmagine

GRECIA

Vi comunico una novit?? in fatto di voli: ̬ stato inaugurato un nuovo volo di Ryanair da Orio al Serio ad Atene con frequenza giornaliera a partire dal 1 aprile.

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SICILIA

Se il tempo ̬ dalla nostra parte, non ̬ detto che a met?? aprile non si possano gi?? fare i primi bagni in Sicilia! Palermo, Siracusa e Taormina sono magnifiche in questo periodo! Hanno appena inaugurato i nuovi voli della Air One che collega 20 destinazioni italiane a Catania!ImmagineImmagineImmagine

BERLINO

Tra le mete a medio raggio c'̬ Berlino. A mio parere ̬ una citt?? bellissima sia in inverno che in primavera, ma devo ammettere che il clima rigido durante i mesi invernali la rende un po?۪ ostica??_ Questo ̬ infatti il periodo migliore per godere anche dei numerosi eventi ed aperitivi organizzati sul lungo fiume! Un?۪ottima idea per godersi la citt?? insieme ad un meritato riposo! Per leggere il mio itinerario e consigli sulla citt?? -> Berlino. Ci sono varie compagnie aeree come EasyJet, Lufthansa o Air One che ci permettono di raggiungere dall?۪Italia questa magnifica citt??!ImmagineImmagineImmagineImmagine

NEW YORK

Fra le destinazioni a lungo raggio consiglio invece New York. La Grande Mela regala emozioni in ogni stagione dell?۪anno e pu?_ essere un buon modo per staccare la testa e immergersi nella sua atmosfera vivace e multietnica e approfittare delle sue proposte sempre all?۪avanguardia. La compagnia irlandese Aer Lingus ha tariffe per New York convenientissime! Ovviamente bisogna essere fortunati e trovare la combinazione giusta!??ImmagineImmagineImmagineImmagine

Ora vi lascio tempo per decidere??_

Quale sar?? invece la mia scelta??

Lo scoprirete a breve??_ ;)

BFL

 

 

Marrakech - Useful Info -

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If you live in Europe, Marrakesh is the perfect destination for a long weekend or quick getaway. Although it is a very lively city, here you will still have the chance to unplug and escape hectic day to day life back home.

Marrakesh Meanara airport is quite near to the city, only around 10km. This makes transportation to and from the terminal rather quick and efficient.
Taxis should be relatively cheap, even for trips within the city. From my personal experience, they can also be wildly inconsistent.  When I took a taxi from my hotel to the airport, it cost me only 2€, meanwhile, my trip from the airport to my hotel came out to 27€.

When it comes to overnight accommodations, you must have already heard of the famous “Riads” of Marrakesh. These are traditional Moroccan style buildings with internal courtyards that usually house a swimming pool or a hammam. I absolutely recommend spending some time in one of these. As for neighborhoods, there is no doubt that the Medina is by far the best. The Medina is the historic heart of the city surrounded by the ancient fortifications. It is made up of winding alleys and lanes that make up an impressive labyrinth.

The Aya Riad is an excellent choice for those who want a little peace and quiet while at the same time not compromising on location. It is a few steps away from the chaotic markets of the old town! The Riad is composed of 8 rooms decorated in traditional Morrocan style surrounding a courtyard and a spectacular terrace. The terrace is the ideal place to have breakfast while taking in amazing views of the famous rooftops of Marrakesh or the breathtaking sunsets. Sofia, the manager of the Riad is very friendly and organized. She can be reached by email at: riadaya.marrakech@gmail.com - tell her that Giulia referred you!

Kuala Lumpur - Central Market & Merdeka Square -

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The Central Market (Pasar Seni) is a gargantuan building housing hundreds of shops offering batik designs, the wares of local artisans, and every type of souvenir you can think of.

Exiting the Central Market and heading north, you’ll find 3 of the most important buildings in Kuala Lumpur. The first is Masjid Jamek Mosque. You may enter to have a look but be aware that a strict dress code in enforced: men must wear pants and women must cover their hair with a veil. On the other side of the river, you’ll next find the Merdeka Square. At 100m, the giant Malaysian flag at the center of the square is said to be the tallest in the world. Adjacent to the square, you’ll find the Royal Selangor Club; a historic building that has hosted some of Malaysian high societies most important meetings and celebrations since 1890. On the other side of the square, the Sultan Abdul Samad mosque is one of the oldest in Kuala Lumpur.

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Kuala Lumpur - Useful Info -

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Selamat datang!

It seems that you’re ready for a new adventure in Malaysia! Here are some useful tips that may be quite helpful before you hop on your flight. KLIA, the main airport, is located around 50km away from the city center. Although quite a trek, it is easily accessible by affordable taxis (45 min.) or with an express train (28min). Tickets for the train can be booked here. The KLIA Ekspres will shuttle you to KL Sentral, additional arrangements will be required to reach other areas. In general, taxis are quite cheap, although sometimes stubborn drivers will refuse to use meters. Uber and Grab are also both excellent options.

As for accommodations, i strongly suggest selecting a hotel in KLCC (city center). This is where the famous Petronas Twin Towers and the KL Tower (Menara KL) are located. KLCC is a very convenient neighborhood with easy access to mass transit, tonnes of restaurant, shopping options, and some great rooftop bars. Another good option is to stay in KL Sentral; another vibrant area with convenient access to China Town and many of the night markets.
 

The Pacific Regency Hotel is an excellent albeit pricey option. If you manage to find a good deal, you’ll be able to enjoy a great view of the KL Tower from the rooftop pool. It’s rooms are quite modern and very well taken care of.
 

Malaysia consists of 13 states and 3 federal territories spread across Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia on the northern coast of Borneo. Domestic flights are offered primarily by Air Asia and Malaysia Airlines, although a few other low cost options also exist. For getting around KL, the monorail is a great although rather limited option. Taxis and cars are definitely the most convenient, and fastest method to get around town. Many times, the fares are quite small. Remember to always negotiate or at least convince the driver to use the meter. I had the pleasure of meeting a great driver during my stay, Joseph. He can be reached at 0136242264.
 

Enjoy and remember…Happiness is a journey, not a destination.

Selamat tinggal!