Marche Holidays Travel Blogger Anja Tufina

Portonovo Marche

The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach – waiting for a gift from the sea. – Anne Morrow Lindbergh The weekend in Marche reminded my of the time when my summer holidays would start…

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Spring in Marche

You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.― Pablo Neruda Marche region in Italy is little known abroad compared to Tuscany, but nonetheless is a wonderful holiday place with its green hills, blue seas and delicious food. This was my first time visiting and I…

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Venice Italy Travel Blogger Anja tufina

We’ll Always Have Venice

Memory’s images, once they are fixed in words, are erased,” Polo said. “Perhaps I am afraid of losing Venice all at once, if I speak of it, or perhaps, speaking of other cities, I have already lost it, little by little. ― Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities A lot of romance…

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Milan Design Week 2015

Milan Design Week 2015 – Another week of design discovery. I think I’m becoming better and distinguishing what is there as a commercial design piece and what is presented just for the public to have fun. The best parts of this design week were those where great attention was given…

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Postcards from Florence

I’ve never sent a postcard in my life. By the time I started traveling on my own I had a digital 2 megapixel camera with me and no idea about the right lighting and camera angles. I used to make my own postcards with this images adding text in Paint…

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Florence Holidays

Florence The Rose Garden

The Rose Garden isn’t in the top list of places to visit in Florence so it was a surprise discovering it while walking down from Piazzale Michelangelo. It is a little piece of paradise with amazing views of Florence and the old city walls. It is also an open air museum…

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Florence The Artist’s Apartment

It has become a yearly appointment, I have to go back to Florence at least once a year. Most of the time it is for work, and sometimes and I can squeeze in a long weekend of relax. I have my own list of things to see and places that I…

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Milan Design Week Lexus Experience

I remember the first car that did fascinate me as a child. It was a neighbor’s  white pickup from the late 80s and he didn’t mind letting us children play with it. We didn’t have the keys or anything, but we were allowed to jump inside and travel with our imagination….

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MAC Perspectives at AW15 Milan Fashion Week

During this Milan Fashion Week I collaborated with MAC Cosmetics who followed my around the  runway shows to get a perspective on the Autumn Winter 2015 collections. A journey discovering what is beauty in these times. Times when we are overwhelmed by so many images sending us different messages on…

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Dress Me Down

  Have you ever thought that on high heels your personality changes. While on high heels I switch to the ‘nice girl’ version of myself, interact more slowly with the surroundings and I’m more conscious of my every move. When I actually need to get work done, the heels are off, the…

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