The stunning scenery and food of Umbria

Late last week, we left Venice and traveled by car to the gorgeous region of Umbria, where the wedding of one of my best friends in the world was being held.  This region is seriously jaw-droppingly beautiful and can really only be accessed by car, where you are regularly treated to casual views like this … Continue reading

Venice – Part 2

Day 2 of Venice was devoted to art.  We went to the Peggy Guggenheim collection, but of course had to stop along the way when we saw the following in the window of a pasticceria: We ended up getting this amazing slice of foccacia with cherry tomatoes as a mid morning snack.  We had lunch … Continue reading

Eating in the human labyrinth that is Venice

Greetings from Italy!  I am here for the wedding of one of my best friends that is happening in less than a week, but since this country is epically far from Sydney, I’ve taken a few extra days to reunite with my mother in Venice and explore it to its maximum potential.  As many of … Continue reading