WHO: Australian Carla Coulson left her corporate job and Sydney life to start a new life in Europe as a photographer. In her first book, Italian Joy, she describes the joys and hardships of her first five years, spent living in Florence. WHAT: More than a decade after Italian Joy was published, it has been reprinted into aContinue reading “Italian Joy by Carla Coulson – giveaway”
Read on for the great Greek book giveaway! Two British journalists decide to leave Scotland for Greece, with dog in tow. Just as the economic crisis hits hard. The challenging first year of the adventure, living in a remote hillside village, became a highly entertaining book, Things Can Only Get Feta (Bene Factum Publishing), whereContinue reading “Things Can Only Get Feta”
WHAT: Delicious Days in Paris by Jane Paech, published by Lantern, an imprint of Penguin Books, $A35. It comprises 14 walking tours to explore the city’s food and culture and where to buy the best goodies. Each chapter is named according to Jane’s favourite foods and drinks – for example Chapter 4 is called Mousse auContinue reading “Aussie girl’s guide to Delicious Days in Paris”
Naples A Way of Love by Carla Coulson and Lisa Clifford reveals the real Naples. This heartwarming book makes me dance with joy… and look at flights to Italy.
Clear the coffee table! Love Italy by Guy Grossi, is a grand cookbook where the Melbourne chef explores his heritage and meets artisans who produce the best ingredients, from Piedmont to Sicily. Did I mention it weighs at least 4kg?
Love With A Chance of Drowning could be just another memoir of traveller girl meets traveller boy and they sail off into the sunset. Except it’s not.
In the book My Greek Island Home, Australian Claire Lloyd explores her place in Greek rural life with all its complexities, myriad ancient and modern flavours on the Aegean island of Lesvos.
Ships which took women to colonial India to bag a husband were known as the Fishing Fleet. These tenacious women had little lasting legacy. The British Empire was entirely dominated by men and it’s their names in the history books about the sub-continent. Until now.
Jane Webster is living the dream. Five years ago she and her husband Pete sold their home in Melbourne and bought a chateau in Normandy.
Buckle up and go on a heart-stopping ride with Australian paramedic Ben Gilmour in his travel memoir set in some of the most dangerous places on earth.