Melbourne skyline over the Woman's Tricks Semi-Finals

[Festival Guide] Moomba Festival, Melbourne, Australia

I recently dropped by Melbourne's Labour Day weekend Moomba Festival, held mid-March at Birrarung Marr and Alexandra Gardens on the banks of the iconic Yarra River. The Moomba Festival is pretty darn big as Melbourne's larger community festival with events spanning over four days including a massive carnival, kids crafts and workshops, live music, fireworks and sporting…Read more [Festival Guide] Moomba Festival, Melbourne, Australia

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[Photography] Port Douglas Picnic Races

Port Douglas, the Tropical North Cairns resort town in which I reside, doesn't have much to do other than going to a restaurant, sitting poolside or taking a walk on the beach. So when they have an event - especially a new event - it's a big deal! This year was the first of the…Read more [Photography] Port Douglas Picnic Races

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[Festival Guide] Greek Theater Festival in Syracuse, Sicily

Syracuse boasts the only school of classical Greek drama outside of Athens, and from mid-May to mid-June, it hosts live performances of Greek plays in the city's ancient Teatro Greco. Ciclo di Rappresentazioni, or the Festival of Greek Theatre, is Syracuse, Sicily's crowning jewel and its most important annual attraction. Throughout May and June, the…Read more [Festival Guide] Greek Theater Festival in Syracuse, Sicily

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[Festival Guide] Sicily’s Springtime Infiorata di Noto

The Infiorata di Noto festival is a sure sign of springtime in Sicily and one of the most colourful festivals in the world! Over the third weekend in May, enjoy Noto's unique flower designs and local artisans. I've been to a number of Sicily's festivals since I arrived in October, but Noto's Infiorata festival will always…Read more [Festival Guide] Sicily’s Springtime Infiorata di Noto

Sant’Agata: Severely missing the point in Catania

Ciao a tutti, After a drab January enjoying some rest at home after my Southern Italy tripping over the holidays, things are starting to pick-up again starting with Catania's theatrical three-day Festa di Sant'Agata. As the city's most important feste, and one of the most popular expressions of mass devotion in the world, the Feste of…Read more Sant’Agata: Severely missing the point in Catania