Urban Travel Blog

Author: Margherita and Nick

Crowded Planet are travel blogging duo Margherita Ragg and Nick Burns, an Italian / Australian couple based in Milan, who travel the world reporting on culture, nature and adventure.

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bokor-photos

These beautiful images of the ruins of Bokor Hill Station in Cambodia hide an ugly history of exploitation, decadence, decay and violence. Story by Margherita Ragg and Nick Burns. You’d be hard pressed to find a more dramatic historical period than last century in Cambodia. There is one place that…

milan-city-break-italy

Fine art, opera and aperitivos are still par for the course, but this is Italy minus the cliches. Margherita Ragg and Nick Burns guide us through the world’s fashion capital, and its many surprises. Fashion capital of the world or not, Milan has the kind of understated charm that takes…

cocullo-snakes-italy

Slither me timbers, if isn’t Italy’s creepiest festival! Margherita Ragg & Nick Burns took these venomously-good photos at Cocullo’s hisssstoric “Processione dei Serpari” last year. Cocullo is a small village in the central Italian region of Abruzzo, hidden deep in the Apennines. For most of the year it is a…