cowboys and italians.

My beautiful friend, Lizanne, came to visit me in Italy for a long weekend. When she arrived, my very well-travelled companion admitted she had NEVER been to Italy. I was flabbergasted and immediately our Prosecco catch-up turned into a planning session on how best to utilise her 4 days in Tuscany to maximize her experience….

Florence…for one.

2020, the year when international travel was stopped in its tracks. Where flights were grounded, trains were stopped, boats tied up to the harbour walls. No movement, no coffee shops, no smiles – masks, hand sanitiser, quarantine and Corona were the words on everybody’s hidden lips. A year baked in fear, sensationalised by media and…