Category Archives: Italy 2014

Italy 2014 – Language

Once again I have started trying to learn Italian. I made an attempt last year, but dropped out when work got in the way mid semester. I am not sure why this year will be any better, as this year … Continue reading

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Italy 2014 – Tour Down Under, Tour de France, Giro d’Italia

From early January Adelaide builds up to the Tour Down Under, the first event on the UCI World Tour Cycling calendar, a race based in Adelaide South Australia. I am not sure whether it was the TDU hype, a January … Continue reading

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Italy 2014 – The Christmas Break

For the first time in a number of years I had a full 2 week break at Christmas. Something to really enjoy, a time to relax, catch up with friends, family and to do some planning for Italy! We had … Continue reading

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Italy 2014 – an idea!

This is the first of what I hope will be a series of blog posts about my planning for and stay in Italy in 2014. So often I have read books, blogs, articles about time in Europe mostly from the … Continue reading

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Book Review – Sicily, it’s Not Quite Tuscany

As well as the overall sense that Shamus Sillar’s wife Gil is a Saint, Sicily, It’s not Quite Tuscany portrays Sicily in a very contemporary and Australian style. Its also a book from a male perspective something which seems a … Continue reading

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