Hi, I am Luciana Masci and welcome you to my website and blog. Throughout these pages you can share my love and passion for all things Abruzzese. Having lived there and worked there with my tours over the last 11 years I have truly reconnected with my ancestral heritage, my family and my village in Abruzzo. I have also reconnected others from all over the world to rediscover their Abruzzese heritage, ancestral village and meet their new family in Abruzzo… Hoping you will enjoy the many stories, recipes, latest news and travel information that makes Abruzzo the best destination for great Italy tours. Stay tuned for my cooking classes in Brisbane (Australia).
Born in Australia, Luciana‘s Abruzzese heritage and cultural ties have remained strong. Her parents migrated to Australia from Abruzzo in the 1950’s, however the extended family still in Abruzzo welcome her back over the years. A long rewarding career in physiotherapy (physical therapy) in Australia led the way for Luciana to follow her next dream from 2004 to today- to return to her ancestral home and create special itineraries and Italy tours in Abruzzo to share with like minded travellers.. She has been a specialist tour guide in Abruzzo with a vast network of friends, family and locals who have helped her discover new and exciting places in her beloved Abruzzo.
Luciana is fluent in the regional Abruzzese dialect and Italian language which were her first languages before learning English. She has taught Italian language and Italian cooking in Brisbane as a way of sharing ‘la dolce vita”… The time in Abruzzo has become a natural extension of her passion for her people and land. Luciana is now compiling a collection of Abruzzese recipes handed down from her mother, aunties and the many family and friends in Abruzzo. Her passion lies with creating memorable and adventurous Italy tours for many more travelers around the world.