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Dolomites travel guide: Winter Sports & Wine in Northern Italy

Dolomites travel guide: Winter Sports & Wine in Northern Italy

The Dolomites are the winter destination of many Italians, not only for the winter sports, but also for the excellent wine produced in nearby regions. The magic of this mountainous area and its blend of cultures has always beckoned those who enjoy blistery, winter landscapes that seem straight out of a fantasy novel. Its craggy […]
December 18, 2019

Christmas Markets in Tuscany

Christmas is in the air in Tuscany. It’s that time of year when the cooler weather makes you want to cuddle up by the fire with a nice glass of Chianti Classico wine and listen to Michael Bublé’s classics… Or, head out and get into the mood with holiday markets, photos of your child making […]
December 1, 2019

Best Beaches in Tuscany for every taste

Tuscany’s beaches are among the most beautiful in Italy; from the unspoiled Maremma to the popular Versilia, each beach has its own characteristics. Some may be more family-friendly, others hard to reach and perfect to bring your own bottle of rosé, and others still are famous for their bars, making them ideal to sip a […]
July 29, 2019
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Tuscan Archipelago: why you should take an Island Escape

You might be surprised that Tuscany has islands! Elba, Capraia, Giglio, Giannutri, Pianosa, Gorgona and Montecristo are all part of the Tuscan Archipelago. Let’s explore them together. Tuscany conjures images of winding white roads nestled lined with cypress trees, within a breath-taking hillside, so it may surprise you that this region also happens to be […]
July 17, 2019

Elba Island: a Short Guide to its Beaches and More

Elba Island is a nature-lover’s paradise, with great beaches, fantastic hikes, but also savoury wines! Famous for the place of Napoleon’s exile, the island’s regenerative powers did nothing but give the French leader renewed energy – returning from exile, he hit the battlefield with more force than ever. The island is a gem of the […]
July 3, 2019

Nature Holidays in Italy: 7 spots to digital detox

Now all the rage, digital detox or nature holidays are a much needed feature of modern life. Here in Italy there are numerous options where you can unplug, disconnect and rediscover real life, immersed in beautiful natural surroundings. In this article, I suggest a six places in Italy for your nature holiday. An old mill […]
May 20, 2019

Amalfi Coast: a food and wine lovers’ itinerary

The Amalfi Coast is one of Italy’s most picturesque destinations. A place where mountains plunge into the shining waters and beaches are warmed up by the sun almost year-round. This small piece of heaven on earth is also world-renowned for its delicious food and high-quality wines. Use our guide to create an itinerary that any […]
May 13, 2019

Vintage Tours in Italy: nostalgic shopping, cars and more

If you’re into vintage clothing or cars, Italy’s got plenty of nostalgia: vintage tours can be found around the country depending on your passion! Whether you want to decorate your new home or deck yourself out to the nines, this country will without a doubt provide you with unique mementos. So with our little vintage […]
May 6, 2019

Easter Menu: What my Tuscan family eats for Pasqua

  What do you eat for Easter? Giulia shares her Tuscan family’s Easter menu that mostly relies on family traditions passed down by her grandmother.     My family is quite traditional when it comes to celebrating festivities with food. We have a collection of traditional Easter recipes that we make year after year. Sometimes […]
April 11, 2019

Easter in Tuscany: what to do and where to go

Planning on spending Easter in Tuscany? Plan ahead with our tips on what to do and where to go to make the most of this busy holiday season. Easter or “Pasqua” in Italy is a very important religious holiday in Italy peppered with days of traditional events all over the boot; expect holy processions and […]
April 4, 2019