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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Portfolio

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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...
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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...
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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
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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...
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Return to Dullsville
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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...
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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...
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Ralph and the Queen Photo - Lorenza Bacino
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Working the dream - RMIT Alumni magazine
Young, successful and living in New York - Amy Vale, who leads a team of 26 people as Head of Global Business Marketing and Branded Experiences at music streaming company,...
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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...
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Finding Inspiration
Lorenza Bacino explores what to see and do on Italy's stunning Lake Garda
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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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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...
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Natalie Bennett profile
UK Green Party Leader, and former Sydney alumni, Natalie Bennett
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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...
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ICTY Profile of John Hocking
Hocking reflects on his time at the ICTY
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International lawyer, Michiel Pestman in Cambodia
A year in the Cambodia courts defending Brother Number Two
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Catscans & Catwalks
Lorenza Bacino meets cardiac radiographer and knitwear designer, Brooke Roberts.
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Turtle Power
Captain June and the Dalyan Turtles
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'No more', say Indian communities fighting violence against women
'No more', say Indian communities fighting violence against women 13 May 2013 It's a warm, balmy evening much like any other in the bustling Indian capital of Delhi. The streets...
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The Frasassi Caves and beyond
The Colli Esini deserves a visit beyond the caves. Lorenza Bacino finds out more about what to see and do in the area. Photos courtesy of the Frasassi Consortium and Hesis...
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Seven Things to See and Do on Lake Garda - Part One
Lake Garda is Italy's largest lake at fifty miles long and 11 miles wide. Many a writer and poet have unlocked their inspiration by spending time here, attracted by the...
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Seven Things to See and Do on Lake Garda - Part Two
Here's the second part of Lorenza's trip to Lake Garda in Italy in which she offers her final three tips on what to see and do there... A leisurely boat ride up the shoreline to...
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A Trip to Lovely Lake Iseo and Fizzy Franciacorta
Lake Iseo in Northern Italy's Lombardy region is considerably smaller and nowhere near as well known as its sister Lake Garda, but, as they say, 'small is beautiful'. Lorenza...
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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,...
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Kelling Heath Holiday Park - Mums do travel
This is a guest post by Lorenza Bacino, Anglo-Italian journalist and travel writer. Lorenza went to check out Kelling Heath Holiday Park in Norfolk with her family on behalf of...
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48 hours in Milan
Lorenza Bacino explores Milan in Winter. Photos courtesy of Alex Roe

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