Summer in Melbourne: Brighton Beach & St. Kilda

One thing you should know about Australians, is that they couldn’t care less about equinoxes and solstices. The change of seasons for them happens on the 1st day of the month, because it’s just easier to remember. Here’s a brief summary of Australian seasons, if you live on the other side of the world andContinue reading “Summer in Melbourne: Brighton Beach & St. Kilda”

Royal Botanic Gardens of Victoria: a visual guide to Melbourne’s flora

One of the most famous characteristics of Australia, to the eyes of who’s never been there, it’s definitely its strange and unique flora & fauna. Truth is, if you don’t go visit the inland and decide to stay in the city, you won’t find it too different to what you’re used to look at. Thankfully,Continue reading “Royal Botanic Gardens of Victoria: a visual guide to Melbourne’s flora”

Florence walking tour – City guide

I know we all want to go back to travel, but as much as I’d like to be on a plane right now I am aware the responsible thing to do is just hang tight and wait for clearer waters. So what do we do in the meantime? We travel in time, of course, andContinue reading “Florence walking tour – City guide”

Why I’ve booked a flight ticket and didn’t feel guilty about it

Only a few weeks ago I had written this blog post about all the new year resolutions to be a more conscious traveller, one of them being avoiding flights, and here I am at the very beginning of the year with a flight ticket in my hands. Did I consider all the different options beforeContinue reading “Why I’ve booked a flight ticket and didn’t feel guilty about it”

Best brunch spots in Melbourne

Australia’s bushfires are, and should be, the main concern of everybody in the world wherever they are. One way of helping Australians battle this disastrous climate change right now is to go visit them, to make sure tourism still flows and they get the money they need to rescue the land, the animals and theContinue reading “Best brunch spots in Melbourne”