Travel Blog: Bologna – porticos and pasta

Bologna is known in Italy as ‘La Dotta, La Rossa, La Grassa’ which roughly translated ┬ámeans ‘educated, red and fat’. Educated, because it has Europe’s oldest university (1088) and currently numbers 85000 students across its several campuses. Red, because of both the colour of its buildings and its socialist political allegiance, and fat because it … More Travel Blog: Bologna – porticos and pasta