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Born and raised in Canada, living in Australia, with a love affair with all things Italian

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My name's Shauna and I'm a Canadian living in Australia, with an unexplained love affair with all things Italian. When I'm not working in my finance-related day job, I love to share my passion for travel, spending time at one of the many gorgeous Western Australian beaches, planning another trip and working on my ever-improving, but still very intermediate Italian.

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Noto's Duomo

Day trip to Noto from Siracusa (Syracuse)

With four nights in Siracusa, I wanted to make sure we did at least one day trip. I decided on taking a day trip to Noto, since it was the closest of the towns I was considering (I also looked into Ragusa and Modica). With a travel time of 30 minutes by train, it was too easy to pass up...

Pompeii Street visited as part of a trip to the Amalfi Coast

Day trip to Pompeii

Our day trip to Pompeii was a couple decades in the making. I’d wanted to visit the ill-fated city ever since I’d heard about the volcanic eruption in primary school. Growing up in a small town in Nova Scotia, Canada, I thought my chances of going there were next to nil. 20...

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