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

Rome's Hidden Gems
Lorenza Bacino explores some of Rome's sights off the beaten track
From the ashes
New technology reveals more about Pompeii's population
Preserving Pompeii
Forensic archaeologist Dr Estelle Lazer talks about her 30 year labour of love in Pompeii
Tips for considerate travel in Costa Rica
The first direct flights from the UK to Costa Rica launch this month, making it cheaper and easier than ever before to reach this popular eco-tourism destination. But more...
Conservation,canopies and cloud forests
Lorenza's children are animal mad, so where better to explore than the richly biodiverse rain and cloud forests of Costa Rica?
48 hours in Perugia
Lorenza Bacino finds plenty to keep her busy in the Umbrian capital, Perugia
Let us Prey
Lorenza Bacino goes hawking with falconry mad son, 12 year old Max, to find out what he loves about it
The best gourmet Italian shops in the UK
Where: London What makes it special: The award-winning Vini Italiani in Brompton Road prides itself on selling only Italian wines Co-founder and managing director Bruno Cernecca...
Xandari Resort and Spa, Costa Rica - Mums do travel
This is a guest post by Anglo-Italian journalist Lorenza Bacino. In August Lorenza, her husband and their two children travelled around Costa Rica in Central America with Hands...
Family adventures in Costa Rica - Mums do travel
This is a guest post by Anglo-Italian journalist Lorenza Bacino. In August Lorenza, her husband and their two children went on a trip to Costa Rica in Central America with Hands...
Family volunteering in Costa Rica - Mums do travel
This is a guest post by Anglo-Italian journalist Lorenza Bacino. In August Lorenza, her husband and their son, aged 12, and daughter, aged 9, went to Costa Rica in Central...
Parador Resort, Costa Rica - Mums do travel
This is a guest post by Anglo-Italian journalist Lorenza Bacino. In August Lorenza, her husband and their two children went to Costa Rica in Central America for their family...
What to see and do on Lake Garda
Seven things to see and do on the lovely Lake Garda
48 Hours In... Milan at Christmas
The city of Milan is readying itself for the festive period, and its shops and gallerias are a glittering display of opulence. Lorenza Bacino goes shopping... Here I am spending...
Franciacorta and Lake Iseo
The gem that is Lake Iseo in Lombardy, Italy
The Underworld of Le Marche - Italy Travel and Life
Lorenza Bacino visits the Esini Hills, a diverse and undiscovered part of Le Marche which is home to the world renowned Frasassi Caves... V isiting the Frasassi Caves in the...
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...
WWT London Wetland Centre - Mums do travel
This is a guest post by Lorenza Bacino, Anglo-Italian journalist and travel writer, after a family trip to the London Wetland Centre in Barnes during the summer holidays. 'I've...
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...
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...
Return to Dullsville
family story
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...
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...
Ralph Heimans portraitist
Ralph and the Queen Photo - Lorenza Bacino
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,...
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...
Finding Inspiration
Lorenza Bacino explores what to see and do on Italy's stunning Lake Garda
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...
Expat Life, working at the UN special court for Cambodia
Dutch International Human Rights lawyer Michiel Pestman talks about the trials and tribulations of working at the ECCC. Photo courtesy of Mark Peters.

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