Entries by Dominique Rizzo

Join me in Sicily in June

  The Shalai Tour – Eastern Sicily & The Aeolian Islands Have you been dreaming of experiencing a trip to Sicily? This holiday of a lifetime to Eastern Sicily will implode your senses as you discover rich ancient historic sites, pristine turquoise beaches, and white-washed coastal villas while mingling with the locals – hearing their […]

A Taste of Spain Tour – Catalonia

If visiting a country rich in art, history and flavour is on your bucket list, then decide to take my “Taste of Spain” tour, with like-minded people and myself, departing in September 2014. You’ll learn firsthand how make delicious tapas from the local experts, enjoy indulging Spain’s most up-and-coming food destinations, plus take-in at your […]


The Big Story – Sicily

The Courier Mail’s the Big Escape story One of the best articles about Sicily… Book now into the The Shalai Tour to receive $1000 off per couple on my 15-day all inclusive tour! Limited places left. If you have any reservations about joining my Sicilian Tour in June this year – then this article will […]


The Sicilian Carretto

A beautiful cultural symbol you will find repeated throughout the region when you travel to Sicily, is the Carretto. These carts, with their beautiful bright colours are seen across Sicily . So how did Sicilians come to have the Carretto as such a rich part of their culture? Find out a little bit about the […]


Pasta alla Carrettiera

  Pasta alla Carrettiera is a traditional Sicilian recipe enjoyed right across the region. A quick sauce that is simple, yet incredibly flavoursome. This recipe is attributed to the cart drivers because of its simplicity, hence the name ‘carrettiera.’ It is assumed that the drivers were able to make up the sauce easily on the […]

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Catania and “La Pescheria” Markets

One of my favourite Sicilian tours takes in the region of Eastern Sicily. This offers you the opportunity to discover the islands of the Aeolian, and the rich lands surrounding the famous Mount Etna. As well, you can journey to some of the most beautiful historical provinces of Sicily. This being Catania, Syracusa, Ragusa, including […]

Healthy Travelling Tips

This season it doesn’t matter if you are going abroad or just cruising around our beautiful country, there is no excuse to let your health slide. Here are some useful travelling tips to stay in top condition and return home feeling revived and full of vitality. 1) Be well prepared so you can go with […]

Norfolk Island a hidden culinary delight

Norfolk Island Culinary Experience 8 day culinary delight – 15 to 22 November 2014 Join me on this gourmet journey to one of the loveliest places in the South Pacific. You’ll be spoiled on this culinary journey where you’ll not only sample the island’s best restaurants and tours but enjoy produce bursting with home-grown goodness, […]