About Us

About Us

  • Sandra Correa
    Director, Si Italy tours
  • Her passion for Italy was kindled in Myrtleford where she grew up and now lives with her Italian-born partner.
  • Has strong and wide-reaching personal and professional associations with the Italian community.
  • First visited Italy in 1973. Since then has travelled widely, frequently to Italy, and has lived and worked there for extended periods.
  • Studied Italian language and culture in Florence at the Universities of Siena and Perugia, and in Levico Terme.
  • Is a fluent Italian speaker, and has a second degree in Italian language and literature.
  • Has taught Italian to secondary school students and adults for 20 years.
  • When in Italy, her home is in Val di Fiemme, where she lives ‘as a local’ and indulges two of her great loves, mountain walking, and traditional Italian foods – always in the company of good friends.
  • Since 2001 has dedicated her skills and enthusiasm to organising and leading trips carefully designed to share her passion for Italy through memorable and authentic travel experiences which give participants an opportunity to feel part of the local community and culture.
  • Linda White
    Director, Si Italy tours
  • Lived in Tuscany, near Petroio and Castel Muzio with her son from 1982 to 1986 while teaching English locally.
  • Has a degree in Linguistics and another in Italian and language studies.
  • Studied in Italy at the University of Siena.
  • Taught Italian for a number of years at a country high school in Victoria and during that time took her first tour group to Italy.
  • Before establishing Si Italy tours with Sandra, conducted group tours to Italy for adults through an adult community education centre.
  • As well as in Italy, Linda has travelled widely and lived for extended periods in Germany, England, Greece and the USA.
  • Since 2001 has nailed her colours (green, white and red) to the mast and committed herself full-time to sharing energy, friendships and local knowledge on these very special Si Italy tours.
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    Angela Sutton
    Si Italy tour guide and driver
  • Born and grew up in southern England where she trained as a primary school teacher.
  • Moved to Rome to work as a nanny in the late 1960s.
  • Met her husband Boyan in Rome, married and has lived in Italy ever since.
  • Moved from Rome to Trequanda, central Tuscany in the late 1970s.
  • Has worked for over 20 years as a driver and house mother for a children’s home near Trequanda.
  • Met Linda in Tuscany at the local Sinalunga market in 1982. They have remained close friends since then, as have their children.
  • Is an energetic and enthusiastic part of local Tuscan social networks.
  • Works as a translator and teacher of both English to Italians and Italian to English-speakers in Tuscany.
  • Worked as a guide and driver with Linda for the adult community education centre tours in Italy from 1996 to 2000.
  • Has worked with Sandra and Linda as a guide and driver for Si Italy tours since the company began in 2000.
  • Has a wonderful capacity to make people laugh!