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13 Hilarious Italian Expressions You Should Definitely Use

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Discover the best destinations in Tuscany and Italy through their art, culture and nature. We encourage you to travel in Italy’s cities and countryside with our itineraries and tips. If you love wine, you’ll enjoy tasting wine not only in Tuscany but around Italy, so we’ve provided guides for wine tourism in Italy’s top wine producing areas. We’ve also thought about the best destinations around Italy for travel at different times of year, where to enjoy beaches, unique foods or traditions or the most important works of art. There are a lot of articles dedicated to Tuscany, a region that we know is on most people’s Italian vacation bucket list; of all the places to visit in Italy, Tuscany has the highest concentration of great art cities, combined with gastronomic treasures, great wine and beautiful landscapes. So follow along with our suggestions while planning your trip to Italy!

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13 Hilarious Italian Expressions You Should Definitely Use

13 Hilarious Italian Expressions You Should Definitely Use

There are a few Italian expressions that will have you laughing when you hear them, especially in translation. Let's learn a few to use on your next trip! Making daily language mishaps in Italian has become part of my daily routine. The second I start to feel most confident, throwing out … Read More

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Tuscany Books: A Literary Guide to Visiting Tuscany

Tuscany Books: A Literary Guide to Visiting Tuscany

There is just something about the bewitching landscape of Tuscany that has long inspired writers from the time of Boccaccio to the modern day: just think of Francis Mayes’ 1996 literary bestseller Under the Tuscan Sun. What better way to discover Italy than through literary personalities who have not only traveled through this immense and …Read More
February 26, 2019
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Churches in Florence to Put on your Must-See List

Churches in Florence to Put on your Must-See List

  There are so many churches in Florence, it’s hard to know which ones to visit! Here’s a mix of famous basilicas and more intimate churches we recommend for your next visit, with a bit of history and photos to tempt you. Churches in Florence: the most famous ones Santa Croce Several years ago, I …Read More
February 7, 2019
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Alto Adige Wine Travel Guide: a Gewürztraminer guide & itinerary

Alto Adige Wine Travel Guide: a Gewürztraminer guide & itinerary

  From our wine travel guide series by Eleonora aka @enozioni, an itinerary for the mountainous area of Alto Adige, making Gewürztraminer wine, with what to see and most importantly what to drink!   Nature all round and striking mountains set the scene for outdoor excursions and food and wine tastings. Exploring the Wine Road …Read More
February 5, 2019
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Why Winter in Italy is the Best Time to Visit

Why Winter in Italy is the Best Time to Visit

Although beaches and sun may draw you to Italy, there’s lots of reasons Winter in Italy is the best time to visit! Let us convince you. “Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius.” – Pietro Aretino   I dare say that the Tuscan-born controversial Italian intellectual, Pietro Aretino, had a point. …Read More
January 29, 2019
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Piedmont Wine Travel Guide: a wine lovers’ itinerary in Barolo Territory

Piedmont Wine Travel Guide: a wine lovers’ itinerary in Barolo Territory

  From our new wine travel guide series by Eleonora @enozioni, an itinerary for Piedmont’s Barolo territory with what to see and most importantly what to drink! History, culture, picture-perfect scenery, sublime food and wine traditions and much more. The ideal combination of these assets, Piedmont is a lively and surprising destination, an amalgamation of …Read More
January 24, 2019
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Annual Wine Events in Tuscany

Annual Wine Events in Tuscany

If you’re a wine enthusiast and want to expand your knowledge during your stay, there are numerous wine events in Tuscany year round. Here’s a list in chronological order. Please keep in mind that dates may change from year to year; we’ve listed the months and confirmed 2019 dates for annual wine events in Tuscany. …Read More
January 21, 2019
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What is the Best Time to Visit Tuscany?

What is the Best Time to Visit Tuscany?

What is the best time to visit Tuscany? This Italian region features art cities, spas and gorgeous landscapes that make it great to visit in every season – you just have to plan the right itinerary. Let’s look at the seasons one by one and decide when you should come. Best time to Visit Tuscany: …Read More
January 11, 2019
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12 Essential Points of Interest to Visit in Florence

12 Essential Points of Interest to Visit in Florence

Florence is full of must-see churches and museums; let’s look at the top Florence points of interest together to plan a great holiday in the Tuscan capital. Florence is one of the most famous Italian cities, recognized for its rich architecture and artistic legacy. It is the capital of the region of Tuscany in Italy, and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage …Read More
January 8, 2019
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Winter in Tuscany: a wondrous region this time of year

Winter in Tuscany: a wondrous region this time of year

Tuscany is graced with four proper seasons – a long spring, a hot summer, a welcome autumn and finally wintertime – a magical affair enjoyed very much by locals. As tour groups depart its cities, there is a serene glow over the region and especially over its cities. Galleries are not busy and some are …Read More
December 13, 2018