Alex Sakalis

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Alex Sakalis is a writer and journalist whose work has appeared in the BBC, The Economist and openDemocracy among others. He lives in Bologna, Italy and tweets at @alexsakalis

Articles by AlexSakalis

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 08:46
Bologna is often touted as the food capital of Italy and is home to some of the country’s most famous delicacies, such as tortellini, tagliatelle al r…
Mon, 08/02/2021 - 09:23
Giovanni “Gio” Ponti (1891-1979) is widely regarded as one of the most influential architects and designers of all time. A modern-day renaissance man…
Thu, 09/17/2020 - 05:30
Bologna is a fascinating city. Large enough to never be boring, yet small enough to never feel overwhelming, it sits roughly at the tripoint between M…
Mon, 06/22/2020 - 12:05
Gorizia is not your typical Italian experience, but that’s what makes it so special Few foreigners have heard of Gorizia, a city of around 35,000 inh…
Wed, 10/16/2019 - 12:42
In this half-day cycle starting from central Bologna and ending at the small town of Sasso Marconi, you can take in hilly scenery of Bologna’s back co…
Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:16
Udine , the historical capital and second largest city in the region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, is an overlooked gem. With its Renaissance squares, Ven…