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#73 - A couple weeks in Italy

Sent the September 5th
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Juan Jesús Millo

Writing of the week

Well, I'm here 💜

It's been a couple of weeks that I honestly won't forget, and I feel obliged to be a bit of a pain in the ass about it.

I'm proud because I've never done a trip like this before, we've always been more about seeing local places, but it was time to take the plunge and make the most of it.

I needed this holiday with my partner as much as I needed to eat, as I hadn't taken it for months and the workload was high, so of course, the stress was real; but what is worth it when you go far away and you don't take your laptop with you? The first thing I did when I started my holidays was to uninstall the email application and Teams, as I didn't want any kind of stimulus that would make me think about work - holidays are for a reason, aren't they?

We started a few days in Naples and took the opportunity to see the San Severo chapel, Santa Chiara, Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius among others, and obviously eat fried pizza, what a top meal.

We then spent a couple of days on the Amalfi coast, playing at being rich (pd: don't do it). The coast is beautiful and although the artistic level is not on par with other towns or cities, the nature, the coast or the mountains make spending two days here radically lower your anxiety and stress levels.

And finally, we spent almost a week in Rome, seeing some real splendours (plot twist: churches). The Pantheon, Piazza Spagna, Trevi Fountain, monument to Victor Emmanuel II, the Colosseum, St. John Lateran, the Vatican, the Borghese Gallery .... it's been really crazy!

Don't worry, from next week I'll resume the articles more focused on design theory, if you think of something you'd like to talk about, reply directly to the newsletter email ;)

And now I leave you with 3 weeks of resources and articles that I had pending. It's been hard to curate such a huge amount of resources, but I leave you with the 20 digital products and 20 articles that I've seen the most top of the last weeks, enjoy!

A giant hug to all of you who read the newsletter 💛



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