“Tours of Tuscany specialises in small group trips to Tuscany, taking travellers around Italy’s most significant historical and cultural destinations.”
Where are you now and where is your next travel destination?
I am currently in Europe for the Summer holiday period, touring Italy with our company Tours of Tuscany.
What do you like most about your job?
I love being able to share the beauty of Tuscany with so many different people from all over the world.
What do you always pack in your carry-on luggage?
Must have’s in my carry-on luggage are hand sanitizer and an oversized scarf/shawl.
What is your most memorable trip?
My most memorable trip would be travelling around South America – hiking the Inca Trail was definitely the highlight!
What must-have travel accessories or apps do you recommend for any traveller?
My favorite travel accessory would have to be a portable charger – having this I know I will never run out of battery on my phone or camera!
Your favourite travel quote is…
‘Travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer.’ – Unknown.
If you could be someone else for one day who would that be?
Audrey Hepburn – take me back to the 1930’s.
Your greatest weakness is…
My greatest weakness is wanting to do everything myself.
If you could travel through time – where and what year/era would you chose to visit?
I would love to travel back to Florence in the 1930’s.
As a travel expert, do you have any travel hacks/tips for our readers?
Don’t be put off by other people’s bad travel stories, anything is possible anywhere in the world. Be a confident traveller and always be aware of your surroundings.
Monique Fabris is the Touring & Marketing Manager at Tours of Tuscany. After spending five years living ‘la bella vita’ in Milan and traveling around Europe, Monique joined Tours of Tuscany. Now she spends six months of the year in Italy sharing the beauty of Tuscany with many travellers from around the globe and the other six months in Australia.