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.
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.
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.
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!