Orbetello is one of Tuscany’s most visited towns. Tourists flock to the gorgeous beaches mostly, but there’s plenty to see and do as the weather cools and I’m chuffed to share it all with you!
I’ll admit, I’m not a true expert when it comes to Florence. I’ve probably been there as many times as you have because even though I live in Tuscany, I’m closer to Rome than I am to the region’s capital. In other words, I rarely make the three hour drive. But! I have explored the […]
This year, Giulio and I decided to break with Italian tradition and spend Ferragosto in an art city instead of at the beach. Ferragosto is on August 15 and is probably the nation’s favourite holiday and a pretty good excuse for the locals to do absolutely nothing for two weeks of summer. Urbino is […]
I just arrived for a three-week holiday in my hometown Melbourne and while it’s lovely to see the famiglia, it’s excruciatingly cold. If you’ve ever travelled from the Northern to the Southern hemisphere, you’d know the feeling. One day, you’re relaxing on the hammock in your bathers enjoying the 30°C weather and the next day, […]
I’m heading back to Australia today and I can’t help but stew on the 24-hour flight ahead of me. I hate flying and while I’m not an international businessman or celebrity, I fly pretty often, so it’s a catch 22. Over the years, I have developed a few techniques to help me survive the endless […]