Thursday, December 6, 2012

A Brazilian Traveller

 - living in Milano

Ornella is a Brazilian girl/yound woman who travels and smiles a lot. She currently has her basis in Milan. Not only does she love travelling, but she makes it a way of living. She shares impressions and images she gathers, in OriginalMileS travelling website, together with her mother and sister 
(in Brazilian).

Name:            Ornella Maggi
Age:               23
From:             Sao Paolo, Brazil
To:                 Milan, Italy
Initially for:      Erasmus
Currently for:  Bachelor Studies
Studies Field:  Communication &         

Duomo, Milano
  1.  Your relation with Milan in climax.
    "Loved it since the beginning. As I already knew the city and the language it was easy to get adapted, but it's different when you are a tourist and when you are a citizen of a new place for you".
  2. The University and what you think is special about its function.
    "The University I graduated in Italy (IULM) actually didn't drive me crazy. What made me stay three and half years in Milan was the curiosity for the unknown and the adventure of living alone with no parents, where I learned a lot, in terms of personality and lifestyle".

  3. People in Milan in 3 words



  4. Your favourite habit in the city.
    "The famous aperitivo time (normally from 6 to 9pm places usually serve a drink with some finger food or buffet) and walking around".

  5. The best place to go out.
    "Tasca, in Corso di Porta Ticinese, near to Colonne di San Lorenzo".

  6. The song linked to your life in Milan.
     "There are different songs for different periods of my life in Milan. I'd say:
                                        Sky and sand,   I follow you,
                        The hotel costes compilation,
                                       Drive by,     A fuego lento
    Park in Milan

                         Coming home,  Selfish love"

  7. The taste.
    "All kind of pasta"

  8. The reason you could stay for years and the reason you could not.
    "Why I could:   Freedom
    Why I could not: Family"

  9. What about the OriginalMiles website?
    "OriginalMiles is an idea that came up to me and my sister after 2 years living together in Milan. We would always look up for nice and cool places to go around the world, specially Europe and Italy and we would get business cards everywhere. These business cards ended up somewhere and we never did anything about it.       Then people (mostly friends) started asking us what to do, where to go, where to stay and we would write them e-mails.      At a certain point we decided to put it all up in one place: and this is the beginning of OriginalMileS".
    New York

  10. Your favourite city in the world.


  11. The most impressive city you have visited. 
    "Matera, in Basilicata, south of Italy.
    Known as city of the rocks, breathtaking".

  12. An ideal city for going with friends.
    "In the summer: Mykonos or St. Tropez
    In the winter: Cortina D'Ampezzo
    All year long: Paris" 

  13. Pizza Italiana
       An ideal city for visiting as a couple.
    "Toscana, Italy"

  14.  Your favourite couisine.

    "Italian, definitely". 

  15. What is unique for you about Sao Paolo.
     "Friends and family. The city where you're born and grew up will always be your home. And at some point, you need to go back. These things will never change".

  16. Cortina D'Ampezzo
    What would make you stay in a city permanently.

  17. Moments of your journeys that remain always alive in your memory.
    "The thousands aperitivos with  friends in tasca
    The weekends in Cortina 
    Easter with Jachi's family
    The nights out at my place
    The graduation party
    The day I met Cami (my best italian friend) in University".

    18.  The most important thing you have gained as a traveller.
    "Knowledge and experience. they will be with me wherever I go".

    [Photos by Ornella, #OriginalMileS]

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