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Global Nomad: Gianluca Giorgi

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Falling in love with your home region in Italy is something that you are born with. Gianluca Giorgi was raised in Le Marche, the border region of the Tuscany and the Republic of San Marino where the contrasts are present everywhere. The people from the Alps living all together with the Adriatic Sea, Le Marche leaves nobody indifferent.

Gialuca began as an amateur guide while he was studying and he was also teaching hidden small villages in the mountain and small towns in the coast to foreigners. For more than six years, he began to discover that he was interested in the regional meal that was elaborated there: “My project is to share this passion for my land with other people. I love showing them the workshops where I like to buy handmade shoes, and letting them experience the dishes and drinks, and places I wander round”. Thanks to his Instagram account, we discovered his passions: the places he visits, the food he serves, the nature and the shoes.

Your favourite colours are… Petrol blue, navy blue and ecru. My life is like… A datyle trip, enjoying landing and being thankful for the next take off. I feel like home at home… In London. I like the smell of… Wild Oregano of the Etna in Sicily. I never travel without… My brogues and rings.

I love the taste of… Sea truffles. What I love about my land is… My land is genuine. Food means to me… Life and passion. The secret of handmade shoe is… They are alive. This next season I will wear… Bright colours. The best place to eat something unforgettable is… My grandma’s kitchen. My favourite dish is… Spaghetti with clams. One of my favourite books is… El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha. The next place I would like to visit is… Istanbul. A good tip when choosing an outfit… Wear something that is already been worn. I hate wearing clothes or shoes that look new. I love them with a tired look! Love is… Michela and Lea.

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