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Hello, my friends! I have been a little absent recently… I had less time to write, and to film, and I think it’s time for me to explain why! I opened a bookstore!
Well, winter is here! Snow already came in Turin, and the weather is quite cold, so I thought it was the perfect time to talk a little bit about onsen, and the amazing time I had there, at Takaragawa onsen in Gunma prefecture.Continue reading
You all know by now how much I love books. They are some kind of fetish to me, I need to buy them, smell then and consume them. A few months ago I talked about the #5 books that made me fall in love with Japan, and they all were narrative and literature books. Today, I want to propose you some non-fiction books to better understand Japanese culture and its more recent developments.Continue reading
Hi everyone, I am back with one new video (for a brand new series) dedicated to anthropology.
This is going to be a challenging experiment for me, because talking about anthropology means to analyze the origin of this discipline, its developments and how it interacts, today, with the rest of human sciences and politics.
However, I am thrilled to give it a try, and today I want to begin with a brief intro, a very first definition, a quick answer to the question “What is anthropology?”Continue reading
So I am back from Japan… it was too fast, and I miss it already! Anyhow, today I am not here to wine about it but to take you with me, exploring the lovely city of Hirosaki. I stayed there for just one week, due to my fieldwork schedule, and I couldn’t enjoy it as much as I would have loved; however I could grab a taste of the many faces of this ancient town, its historical places and its more modern alternatives.Continue reading
I did it again, a Tokyo Vlog: I escaped to Tokyo for one day, and I went back to some lovely neighborhood. Yes, again, they are very popular and crowded, and touristic, bla bla bla… Yet, there are some beautiful places, especially in Ueno, where you can actually enjoy the local life.Continue reading