Lorenza Bacino

Journalist and travel writer

I tell stories and I write profiles.
I also cover: people and places, culture and lifestyle, society, human rights, international law, food, travel, family, yoga and more.
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Unexplored Marche - From the Frasassi caves to the Colli Esini
The Marche region in central Italy is vastly under-explored if you compare it to Tuscany or Umbria, but, argues Lorenza Bacino, the area deserves much more attention. After all,...
Channelling passion
The offices of global law firm Reed Smith are on the 32nd floor in the heart of London's financial hub, with sweeping views across the city. Sarah Morton-Ramwell has been...
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Fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone
Lorenza Bacino talks to World Vision's Ebola Emergency response manager, Sarah Wilson, just back from Sierra Leone. Images courtesy of World Vision
Facing Danger to Save Lives in Democratic Republic of the Congo
The medical charity Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) works in some of the most challenging places on earth, where a lack of access to healthcare is commonplace. In the Democratic...
Family weekend at Potters Resort - Mums do travel
This is a guest post by Anglo-Italian journalist and travel writer Lorenza Bacino. "My two children (11 and nine) thoroughly enjoyed a fantastic two-day break at Potters Resort...
48 hours in Milan
Lorenza Bacino explores Milan in Winter. Photos courtesy of Alex Roe
Letters of note
At 31, Gabriel van Aalst is now the chief executive of one of the world's most successful chamber orchestras - and it's all thanks to his audacious letter-writing skills. Story...
The gallery owner: Rebecca Hossack (LLB & BA, 1978)
Every day is different in the life of Rebecca Hossack. Today is no exception. She's just celebrated 26 years of the Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery in London, partying late into the...
The Life of Johnson
From Sunshine Coast to Royal Opera House Photo credit - Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University © Dou Ribou, 2013 Samuel Dale Johnson as Count Almaviva and Tabatha...
How to island hop in Greece with kids - Mums do travel
Guest post by Lorenza Bacino If you think backpacking in Greece with children sounds like hard work, think again. Journalist Lorenza Bacino had been yearning to re-live her...
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Royal Opera House ringing to the sounds of Australian voices
Lorenza Bacino June 27, 2014 Dream come true: Sydney soprano Lauren Fagan. Photo: Chris Blott Sydney soprano Lauren Fagan never expected to win a place in the Royal Opera...
View of the dalyan delta, from an archway at kaunos
Stillness in Nature
Unwind in Turkey, with yoga and discovery Photos by Lorenza Bacino
Shock figures show extent of self-harm in English teenagers
There has been a threefold increase in the number of teenagers who self-harm in England in the last decade, according to a World Health Organisation collaborative study. The...
Aunty Ji, how do I kiss?
Lorenza Bacino investigates a new Hindi-language site giving answers to all the questions Indian youth were afraid to ask. An item from the Agenda section of the magazine, where...
Freelance Journalist Interview with Lorenza Bacino
Today we speak to a freelancer so multiskilled, so hardworking, with such a can-do attitude, she even taught us how to kiss. In addition to that most recent undertaking, Lorenza...
Things to do in Rome with kids
This is a guest post by Lorenza Bacino, freelance journalist and travel writer. Lorenza's lived and worked in France, Italy, The Netherlands, Belgium and Australia and is now...
Return to Dullsville
family story
Educating Tejendra
When a poor Nepali student answered a newspaper ad, it led to a scholarship that has rippled through the lives of students from around the world. Lorenza Bacino meets Dr...
48 hours in Verona
Lorenza Bacino explores what to see and do in Verona Photos by Lorenza Bacino
Indiana Bones
By Lorenza Bacino Forensic archaeologist Estelle Lazer is an expert on Pompeii. She spends most of her working life locked away in dusty vaults, trying to give ancient...
Visiting Verona
Verona has much to offer the visitor beyond its Romeo and Juliet heritage. Lorenza Bacino explores. Photos - Lorenza Bacino
Things to do in Barcelona with kids
This is a guest post by Lorenza Bacino. Lorenza's a freelance journalist and travel writer. She's lived and worked in France, Italy, The Netherlands, Belgium and Australia and...
What I miss
Old fashioned petrol stations
Take a City Break in Verona With this Handy Guide
Italy Chronicles contributor, Lorenza Bacino has been on her Italy travels again. Last time she sampled Turin, this time round she explored Verona. April 2014 marks the 450th...
Ralph Heimans portraitist
Ralph and the Queen Photo - Lorenza Bacino
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The Whisky Expert
Miss Whisky on how to enjoy the 'water of life'. Image courtesy of Alwynne Gwilt.
Catscans & Catwalks
Lorenza Bacino meets cardiac radiographer and knitwear designer, Brooke Roberts.
New charter aims to change perceptions of migration
New charter aims to change perceptions of migration Europe / Peace & Democracy 10 Feb 2014 After 300 Eritrean asylum seekers lost their lives in a disaster at sea, a group of...
Our good friend the former convict
Kathy Curran always checks the doors and windows before leaving her smart home just north of London. "I know all about security," she laughs. "I've been trained by the best." By...
A Weekend in Turin - Part One - Palaces, Museums and Mummies
Here is part one of a two part feature on Lorenza's tips on where to go and what to see on a visit to Turin. By the way, you may need a long weekend to see and do everything...

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