Grinning madly like a crazy teen on a roller coaster, I grip the steering wheel tightly, fighting to keep control as we fly over yet another hump in the road. Narrowly avoiding one of the many potholes, the SUV landed heavily on the red dirt.
In Italy, it has become popular to seek out farm stay accommodation. It doesn’t mean you have to get up at the crack of dawn to help feed the cows or pound the butter – although, no doubt your hosts would love it if you do!
In order to maintain fish stocks, Lofgren has implemented a policy where for every ounce of fish consumed at the restaurant, twice as much live fish are released into the wild.
For the Italian government, the much-publicized crash of the Costa Concordia cruise ship was just the tip of the iceberg of the long-term damage done by cruise ships in Italian waters each year.
When I tell people I swam with porpoises over vacation, they don’t wait for me to tell them the rest of the story before they fill in the details themselves. It’s not what they imagine. If anything, it’s closer to Jaws.
Tucked away in the rural town of Frome, England is the Garden Café, a vegetarian restaurant that offers customers only the freshest local produce, grown using ethical, eco-friendly techniques.