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Foods of Tuscany: What to eat in one of Italy’s best loved regions 1

Add to Flipboard Magazine. Foods of Tuscany We all know that Tuscany is famous for its wine.  Italy consistently tops the global wine production charts, producing 4,796,600 tonnes of the stuff every year.  And a huge chunk of that comes from Chianti: an area located between the cities of Florence and Siena, […]


4 Historical Towers with Incredible Views of Tuscany 29

Add to Flipboard Magazine. One of the first things I do when I arrive in a new city is head to its highest point, whether that be a hilltop or a tower.  I like to admire my surroundings from above in order to familiarise myself with the place I’ll be […]


Things to do in Florence that won’t break the bank 13

Add to Flipboard Magazine. Spending any length of time in a big city can become costly. We recently spent a month in Florence and being on a tight budget we needed to find affordable things to do and eat. We were pleasantly surprised to discover many activities that cost next […]

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From Florence to Salerno, an Italian road trip 9

Add to Flipboard Magazine. From Florence to Salerno We’ve been on a few road trips through Italy in the past. We love the freedom and Tim loves to drive. This time we would be heading East, South and then West with our final destination being Salerno where we would drop the car […]


Our Favorite European Bridges 3

Bridges seem to be the focus of many tourist pictures. They attract the camera lens as much as doors and waterfalls. Europe has some of the most beautiful bridges in the world and far too many of them to enumerate here but we thought we’d share some of our favorites. […]


10 of our Favorite Buildings in Europe 13

Over the years, we’ve had the opportunity to visit many beautiful buildings and photograph some spectacular architecture. We’ve put together a list of ten of our favorite buildings in Europe although we love many more. Castle Stalker, Appin, Argyll, Scotland You might recognize Castle Stalker from Monty Python and the […]

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The perfect Tuscany road trip – part 1 15

Our Tuscany Dream Road Trip – Part 1 A lot of people think Tuscany is overrated and search out lesser known parts of Italy to explore. But, although each region has many wonderful things to offer, there’s a reason Tuscany is up there on every Italy lover’s list. Many consider […]