If you are dreaming of warm, sunny, summer days by the sea, take a virtual journey to Ponza in this article that I shot for Australian Gourmet Traveller last summer. Just a short train and ferry ride from Rome, Ponza and the neighbouring Pontine islands are a must for anyone wanting to experience a true Mediterranean treasure. View more photos of Ponza in… Continue reading.
Last year was jam packed with amazing assignments in all regions of Italy and beyond. In the next few blog posts, a sample of some of the published works; the places, people and experiences from my travels. To begin, a taste of regional cuisine for Virtuoso Life Magazine - from Liguria and Veneto in the north, to Lazio and Sicily in the south and everything in… Continue reading.
Travel in Tuscany awakens thoughts of wandering hills and verdant panoramas. With such stunning landscapes comes hordes of eager tourists. To escape the relentless crowds and see another side of Tuscany, travelers might consider visiting the region in its winter off-season, as I did while on a shoot for the New York Times. My trip led me to the Maremma district… Continue reading.
Last July I ventured to Sicily with Aussie journalist, Josephine McKenna to photograph the village of Gangi, a small town in the Sicilian countryside that’s making big waves. To breathe new life into Gangi’s waning population and a tired economy, local mayor Giuseppe Ferrarello arranged to have the town’s many abandoned houses given away for free. The catch? The new homeowners… Continue reading.