The Top of America

The fascinating story of what Time magazine’s reporters did in order to take an unprecedented 360-degree interactive image from the topmost point of what is now the tallest building in the western hemisphere. Full story and the pictures are here. PS. the video makes use of flash technology; it won’t work under iOS devices.

Places in New York

Just a short post to remember a couple of sites visited last week. Eataly (@Eataly) is a great place to visit. It’s a piece of Italy (large piece: 50,000 sqm) in Manhattan, in the hearth of the Flatiron district. I found here most of the products I see on the shelves of food stores in…

The other face of New York

Last time I was in New York was before year 2000. Before the attack. Before 9/11. Before 2000 people died. Before the years of controls and terror. It was before Obama and the new hope. Before the recession. Before the years of crisis and inequality. Before Occupy Wall Street. Before Zuccotti Park. Before Chomsky and…


Ready to leave – Dubai, then New York. Back to Milan next Monday. Meetings. Then a couple of days of relax. Time to go.

Living in…

Just discovered an interesting series of articles from BBC Travel: Living in. Some highlights: Living in Milan Living in London Living in New York Living in Austin Living in Dubai All others