Monthly Archives: June 2013

“Reference” tools

It is very good that you take note of everything that strikes your eye and that you think of your sketchpad as your best friend. However, when travelling, there are many moments when you cannot be late and cannot stop … Continue reading

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Do my readers know what I know?

When you write a reportage, never take anything for granted. Your readers will probably not have the same information as you about specific places, monuments or historical figures. For example: if you are in the city of Ferrara and have … Continue reading

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Have fun with your misadventures

Before leaving on a trip, everybody hopes to avoid having misadventures of any kind; however, it is also true that, once you get back home, your best stories are usually about the misadventures you encountered. Find a good angle, with … Continue reading

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Gathering information 2

If you find yourself in a small town and have already seen all the monuments, visited all the quaint corners, tasted all the local specialities and cannot find any more information: what should you do? Don’t worry: often the people … Continue reading

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