Logies 2017: selfies galore, a blast from the past and a Gold Logie upset

By | April 26th, 2017|Awards|

After so much waiting, it was finally time for the Logies last Sunday! I’ve been to my fair share of events over the years and I can safely say the Logies lived up to their expectation. I am still on a big of a high after all of my selfies with so many stars (those [...]

Canzoni Di Mio Padre (Songs My Father Taught Me) and the power of music

By | April 12th, 2017|Events|

Well, it certainly has turned cold and gloomy here in Melbourne. After so much consistent glorious weather, it is a little bit of a shock to the system to be honest. Then again, that’s Melbourne for you! As mentioned, I’ll be celebrating my favourite 2016 La Dolce Italia events in the weeks to come and [...]

Looking back at our best events of 2016

By | March 29th, 2017|Events|

It’s good to be back home in Melbourne! Yes, I’m feeling refreshed from a lovely weekend in Perth that had a little bit of everything in the mix: Manchester United Legends versus the Socceroos (yes, like a typical Italian, my son is soccer mad!), lots of catch-ups with family and friends and of course, entertainment. [...]

Less than 1 week until Carnevale of Venice!

By | February 8th, 2017|Events|

Can you believe it? Yes, there’s less than 1 week to go until Carnevale of Venice… it feels like I was tapping away at my keyboard and announcing the event only yesterday. Time is definitely flying, as are ticket sales for this inaugural event. As anyone who’s ever organised an event would know, it’s pretty [...]

Everything you need to know about Venetian masks and why they’re so iconic

By | January 31st, 2017|Events|

When it comes to centuries-old traditions, no one does it better than the Italians. Venetian masks are one of the most iconic traditions in Italian history. While the masks are typically worn during the Carnevale of Venice, they have had other uses in the past. For many Venetians, these ornately designed masks were a symbol [...]

Searching for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift?

By | January 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

 How does whisking your special someone off to Venice in Italy for a romantic trip to celebrate Valentine’s Day sound? Talk about impressing your partner! Unfortunately, most of us can’t just head over to Venice to celebrate the occasion with our partner but I’ve got the next best thing for you… For the first time, [...]