Author: kendall

Staples – groceries, petrol and wine…

Staples – groceries, petrol and wine…

Grocery Shopping Unlike anywhere else in the world (or at least not like Australia) huge shopping centres abound with both Coles, Woolworths etc. When you first arrive, I would encourage you to visit Essalunga...

Where we began…

Where we began…

Every story has a beginning and here are a few photos of the apartment when we first had a look in July 2013.  We were having a coffee at Il Monaco and while Alby...

Favourite Restaurants…

Favourite Restaurants…

Lucca is the home of everything fabulous about Italy.  Fantastic restaurants, shopping and churches galore means there is something for everyone. A couple of our favourite restaurants are side by side in the little...

Bagni Di Lucca – Feels just like home…

Within an hour of being in this little village we were smitten.  Maybe the tree covered mountains coming down to a winding rocky river, reminded us of Daintree or something, but it just had...

Genoa – Turning Fifty at Portifina…

As we left Menaggio we stopped in Lake Como for a coffee and a quick dash through the shops. Wow, italian women know how to dress.  Very stylish and simple.  The tourists stand out...