Learn about Tuscany’s traditional rustic dishes of the past. Pamela Sheldon Johns’ new book, Cucina Povera, is the inspiration for this seven-night tour around Tuscany, which starts and ends in Florence.
Archives for February 2012
If you have a curious and adventurous daughter aged 18 or over, then Girlosophy’s trip to India competition could be just the ticket.
Sydneysiders flock to new cafes the way bees swarm on anything with a stamen. Shortly after Kogarah’s Montgomery St Cafe opened, yup, there was a queue.
With Europe teetering on the brink of recession, travel companies are offering even better deals. The strength of the Australian dollar against the euro is an added incentive. Even the New Zealand dollar is looking good right now.
Double Pulitzer prize winner Anthony Shadid was bureau chief for the New York Times in Beirut. Shadid died in Syria. His stories from conflict zones were the poetry of war reporting.
What happens when you’re overseas and your airline goes bust? Air Australia has just done exactly that, stranding thousands of passengers in Bangkok, Bali and Hawaii. Other budget airlines are pitching in to get people home. But it will take time.
I’ve taken a peek into the rarefied world of the Qantas first class lounge in Sydney and wow. You really have to be at the airport early to be at one with this experience.
AirAsia’s first big sale for 2012 runs until February 19 with a million seats and teensy fares of just $A7. There’s all the other stuff to pay on top, but it still works out being a cheap deal.
Chocolate cake gets to the heart of this loved up month of romance, and our foodie writer, Georgia Gerardis, whipped up this masterpiece.
A re-telling of the famous, bawdy One Thousand And One Nights, an erotic novel set in Greece, and two books on Provence and Paris are Taste for Travel’s February picks. There’s one book to give away, so read on and enjoy!