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It's no wonder why Florence is one of Europe's most walkable cities; setting out on foot through the compact medieval streets, you can reach many of Florence's most popular attractions. After all the ...
It’s not just Venice that celebrates Carnival in style. In the lovely seaside Tuscan town of Viareggio, Carnival is less about masked decadence and more about their world-famous parade of ...
While each town in Tuscany
will get into the Christmas spirit to some degree, shopping aficionados
will want to make sure to visit the cities and towns that include good
Christmas markets in ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2012
Wine is to Italy
as water is to the rest of us: essential to life. The annual Chianti
Wine Festival held in Greve is a great way to sample wines from one of
the great wine-producing regions in ...
Written by Jessica, USA, January 2013
There are monasteries in different parts of Italy that can be interesting places to visit or – in some cases – provide a budget accommodation option. In the Casentino Valley of Tuscany, there are two ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2012
At the top of Monte Forato in the Apuan Alps is a strange hole. On clear
days you can see it from all around the mountainous Garfagnana district
and the Versilia, an area of the Tuscan coast. ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, April 2012
If you’re traveling the towns and villages of Tuscany
this summer and feel like you’ve just walked into a time warp, you’ve
probably lucked out and hit upon a Medieval Fair. Every year a few ...
Many of us are familiar with the idea of wine tasting , especially in wine-rich regions like Tuscany ,
and sampling the local wines is a great way to explore the flavor of a
new travel ...
Written by Jessica, USA, September 2012
is a wine lover’s dream year-round, and every region of the country
produces wine. Still, there’s nothing quite like a visit to Tuscany ‘s
famous vineyards during the autumn harvest ...
Written by Florence Expert: Elisa, Italy, June 2012
For the past 10 years, Elisa Acciai has been working in the tourism
industry, both as a Concierge at 4-5 star hotels and now as a private Florence guide
– her dream job. As a native Florentine, ...
Written by Jessica, USA, August 2012
The words “happy hour” can be music to the ears of any budget traveler,
but everyone knows things sound better in Italian. Yes, you might see
the occasional sign in English declaring a bar has a ...
Written by Jessica, USA, February 2013
Eating well in Italy isn’t terribly difficult, but sometimes eating well on a budget isn’t as easy as you might think. In a city like Florence, which is extremely popular with both Italian and ...
So you thought you were done with New Year celebrations for 2012? Think again. In Florence March 25th marks the Florentine New Year and there’s a traditional parade and festivities to mark it. In ...
One of the distinct pleasures of a visit to Italy is the shopping – and even if your budget doesn’t include coming home with a new Versace handbag or pair of Prada shoes, you can still bring ...
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