Tuscany


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

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, in Tuscany. However there […]


4 Historical Towers with Incredible Views of Tuscany 29   Recently updated !

  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 exploring for the […]


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

  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 to nothing. Here […]

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roadtrip italy

From Florence to Salerno, an Italian road trip 9   Recently updated !

  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 off and jump […]


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 […]

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Great hill towns of Italy

Great hill towns of Italy 16

Italy is packed with picture perfect hill towns that give beautiful views onto their valleys below. Each one offering something unique, whether it be art, a dish or an historic event. We’ve been in Umbria for two months, close to the regions of Lazio and Tuscany, and have had the opportunity […]