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Not many people know about it, but I was the first Italian male food-blogger. I started writing La Cuisine de Fabien in the early 2006. Only a few food blogs existed back then, and even only a few blogs in general. I was looking for a recipe online and found this couple websites that looked written by "normal" people (as in "not professional chefs"). Being much less of a procrastinator

You might have heard of this thing called "shadowban". Allegedly, Instagram has ways to punish spammy content and counter the rise of bots, fake accounts, etc. What Instagram does is flag the suspicious accounts and consequently slash the reach and engagement that these accounts receive. And that would obviously be a good thing. The reason why you see this shadowban term surfacing in discussions is that perfectly legit accounts get

The other day, I saw somebody I follow on Instagram who was celebrating their "instaversary" (or however you name it) and so I thought about how I started myself. I'm a sort of compulsive early adopter when it comes to apps. I get very excited about everything that's new and seems novel and disruptive enough. And so I jumped on board of the Instagram train very early. Some background It was 2009.

I recently found that my aunt started a research on our genealogy. Thanks to this research, I finally discovered why I’m never at ease settling in and always thriving to travel, even just to quickly move from one place to another, whatever the term “place” may mean. I always knew I had a few different European genes in my blood, being the son of French and Italian parents, and having a

I left the default Wordpress title to this first post because it actually makes perfect sense here. To start, right now I'm packing my stuff to embark on a month-long trip around the world. And quite literally: I'll be circling the globe moving East, from my home in London to Seoul and then a few other places, ending in New York before travelling back home. There's another couple of trips already