[Photography] Florence & Uffizi Gallery

After packing my life into two small bags, I embarked on the most wild adventure of my life, travelling directly from my temporary home of 8 months in Sicily, hitching rides through Italy, flying to Germany, swinging into Prague, flying to Greece, Budapest and then settling in Australia. I took way too many photos and…Read more [Photography] Florence & Uffizi Gallery

10 Things Backpackers in Europe Know are True

I'M BACK ONLINE! Or at least I'm in one place for more than a few hours. Over the past 30-something days I've been on a wild ride through Europe. I backpacked north through Italy from Sicily to Milan, flew to Munich, hitched a ride to Prague, spent a week in Greece, five days in Budapest, and…Read more 10 Things Backpackers in Europe Know are True

#FoodPorn: My Best Shots of Italian Eats

Ciao a tutti, When 10/10 people think of Italy, first they think of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, THEN they think of a mouth-watering bowl of spaghetti, an artfully garnished slice of pizza, a milky cappuccino dusted with sugar, a gently dripping cone of gelato, or a glass of wine juxtaposed with a platter of cured meats…Read more #FoodPorn: My Best Shots of Italian Eats

10 Serious Inconveniences about Living in Italy

Ciao a tutti, I just have to tell you, living in the land of carbs, men and wine isn't all spaghetti and rainbows, it can be a really frustrating experience for a few overall reasons: 1. Italian Bureaucracy. Bureaucracy is a huge problem in Italy, where there's a different policy for every situation, and a missing form will get you…Read more 10 Serious Inconveniences about Living in Italy

Buona Pasqua! Spending Easter in Sicily

Ciao amici 🙂 Did you know Sicily is famous for its Easter (Pasqua) Celebrations? Having the Pope and the Vatican obviously makes Italy a central hub for Catholicism, and the most important event in the Catholic Religion is actually not Christmas, so we're lead to believe, but the events surrounding Easter. In my country, Easter…Read more Buona Pasqua! Spending Easter in Sicily

9 Things You’ll Fall in Love With When Living in Sicily

Sure, you can feel this way after a few days of travelling throughout the rest of Italy, but there’s something about living and breathing a culture that you just can’t get from being a tourist. I had to make sure I said Sicily and not “Italy” because the island has a rather different culture than…Read more 9 Things You’ll Fall in Love With When Living in Sicily

5 Reasons Why Teaching English Abroad Will Make You a Better Business Professional

For many recent graduates in North America, teaching English in a foreign country is simply a way to travel, get to know a culture and earn money at the same time, but did you know that teaching English can also improve your performance as a business professional? I've been teaching English to adults in Italy for…Read more 5 Reasons Why Teaching English Abroad Will Make You a Better Business Professional