Art of Adventuring

Personal website of Michael Tieso

I like to go out on adventures.

I’ve been traveling for several years while living in different parts of the world and working remote. I'm the maker of Matero, Bologna Living, and Reggio Digital Studio.



Traveler +11 yrs. Currently living in Bologna, Italy.



I have a passion for open-source technology.



Developer on all things WordPress. Formerly at Automattic.

Review of System76 Oryx Pro Linux Laptop

I switched from MacOS to Linux about two months ago. The transition wasn’t a big deal as I was already familiar with the Linux environment …

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My Internet Firewall

Here are the tools I use to help protect my security and privacy on the internet.

Don’t eat at St. Mark’s Square – Venice, Italy

Venice has had it rough the last few years. As I was doing research for this article, I found that people have been writing about …

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I’m Speaking at TravelCon

I'm happy to announce that I'll be speaking at the first TravelCon taking place in Austin, Texas from September 20-22nd. I'll be speaking on WordPress and eCommerce.

How I Organize My Photos

I am obsessed with backing up, organizing, and making my photos accessible from anywhere. I lost a history of photos a few years ago then told myself I would never lose a single photo again.

We’re Moving to Italy

It took me over four years to be recognized as an Italian citizen then in 2014 I was officially recognized. We’re finally ready to move …

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