Rock Climbing in Port Douglas [Photography]

Ciao fellow wanderlusters, photography buffs, family and friends! I’m officially back online and super excited to share with you all of my tropical misadventures in Port Douglas, Australia! For the past few months, I’ve been working like a dog, trying to make that monies so my partner and I can take our beautiful Daewoo Nubria…Read more Rock Climbing in Port Douglas [Photography]

One Day in Heraklion, Crete [Photography]

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 One Day in Heraklion, Crete [Photography]

Crete: The Greek island less-traveled [Photography + Travel]

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 Crete: The Greek island less-traveled [Photography + Travel]

Top 6 Things to Do in Palermo + Photography

Ciao amici! Last weekend, I decided to take a day-off from teaching and take a long-weekend trip to Sicily's capital city, Palermo. Palermo is a superbly interesting and cultural destination with unstable history having been constantly passed from one ruling hand to the other: the Normans, Spanish, Romans and Arabians, to name a few. I had be really excited…Read more Top 6 Things to Do in Palermo + Photography

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

Puglia Explorations: Bari, Alberobello & Matera

On the last leg of our New Year's Eve road trip around southern Italy, we decided to spend three nights in the beautiful and unusual Puglia region including two nights in Bari and one night in Matera. Starting in the city of Bari, we spent an afternoon and an evening exploring Bari Vecchia ("Old Bari") and…Read more Puglia Explorations: Bari, Alberobello & Matera

Abandoned Beach: Siracusa in November

Despite the still beautiful temperatures here in Sicily, the beaches and beach-side resorts are left completely deserted over the winter months. During the summer season when temperatures rise to over 30'C, Arenella, along la Costa del Sole becomes one of the busiest public beaches in the area. From June to August, tourists and locals alike flock to…Read more Abandoned Beach: Siracusa in November