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Winner of Italian Tourist Board’s ‘Travel Photographer of the Year 2012‘ 

Runner up ‘Best Travel Guide 2009’ for Time Out’s ‘Italy: Perfect Places’

Book: Skylines, A Journey Through 50 Skylines of the World’s Greatest Cities.

2018 trips ahead…

Sardinia (Alghero, Olbia, Cagliari, Costa Smeralda, La Caletta, Nuoro)

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From my Blog


Fine food & wine under the Tuscan Sun

Swoon over rolling hills covered in serried vines and bordered by pencil-thin Cypress trees. Explore exquisite medieval walled villages, and luxuriate in ancient spas, then release your inner gourmand with fine Tuscan food and wine. A tip: when eating out, or buying produce, look out for the DOP (denominazione di origine protetta) label, which is […]

Italian Heritage Foods – Tuscany DOP

Georgia Pellegrino’s excellent book, ‘Food Heroes’ (2010), examines the importance of traditional methods of growing and preparing foodstuffs. One of my favourite chapters is the one about the centuries-old tradition of dry-curing meat: US Food Standards v. Italian Tradition In 2002, in the interests of food safety, the USDA (US Department of Agriculture) introduced measures […]

Pumpkin Soup

For a cheap, delicious, spicy, warming, hearty and healthy winter soup, this recipe for pumpkin soup is an absolute winner. And it only takes 15 minutes to make! Add chilli for heat, and turmeric as it’s an excellent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. Don’t peel the pumpkin as it contains plenty of vitamin D (essential at this time […]

I have known and worked with Jan Fuscoe for many years in her capacity as a travel writer and photographer. She’s a talented travel journalist with a deep knowledge of Italy and she’s has been nominated ‘Travel Photographer of the Year 2012’ in our annual Travel Awards as well as runner-up for ‘Best Travel Guide in 2008’ in recognition of her brilliant features and photography on Italy.