Posts Tagged ‘Tuscany’

chianti-classico-harvest-photo-by-Jennifer-Martin

A Special Winery Experience in Tuscany

Of course, when in Tuscany one must set aside time to journey out to the Tuscan countryside and explore some of their world-famous wineries.  There is nothing better than immersing oneself in one [...]

Handbags Florence 2017 Photo by Debra Kolkka

Spring 2017 Women’s Fashion Trends in Florence

 I have recently been watching the runway shows for autumn/winter in Europe. With a few exceptions, I found them to be a little excessive to appeal to a wide audience. So it was a relief to visit [...]

San Galgano Photo by Raffaella Pensieri

San Galgano, an abbey under a roof of stars

We’re crossing the Val di Merse in the early warmth of a new summer that adds a touch of magic to tranquil fields where red poppies and golden sheaves add splashes of colour. A mystical silence [...]

Piazza Grande Photo by Deba Kolkka

Explore the Antique Market in Arezzo

On the first Sunday and the preceding Saturday of each month Arezzo holds an amazing antique market. The tradition began in 1968 and it has grown to be one of the biggest antique markets in [...]

San Lorenzo - cloister Photo by Victoria DeMaio

The Story of the San Lorenzo Complex in Florence

The Medici family acquired enormous power and wealth as bankers and financiers influencing the legacy of Florence and Tuscany for centuries. From Cosimo the Elder in the 15th century to the last [...]

Photo by Debra Kolkka

Discovering Delightful Arezzo in Tuscany

Arezzo is a delightful Tuscan town that doesn’t attract as many visitors as it deserves. This is great for those who do drop in because they get to enjoy this gorgeous town without the [...]

Photo by Dennis Kleine

Discover the Quaint Tuscan Town of Pienza

Tuscany is full of wonderful experiences, from medieval cities to Tuscan wines and cuisine to the beautiful rolling hills and countryside. With so many towns to explore where do you start? There [...]

Photo by Debra Kolkka

Cala del Porto: Your Own Private Beach in Tuscany.

When most people think of Tuscany, the rolling hills of Chianti probably come to mind, but the region is much more than this. The Maremma in southern Tuscany is dotted with beautiful medieval [...]

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