Tuscany Highlights
The hills of Tuscany beckon with beautiful vineyards on the slopes and medieval citadels
The fountain at Piazza Navona
I recently came across this Fountain Photo Challenge and I thought I’d take part. Although the overall theme is...
Via Janelli’s medieval homes in Cortona
Cortona dates back to the Etruscans, who left traces of their civilizations. Just like it happened all around Italy,...
Lucca
The city of Lucca is located in Northern Tuscany. Although it is surrounded by the lovely Tuscan hills, it is...
What to see in Volterra, Tuscany
Volterra. Velathri. Volaterrae. The area has appealed to settlers since the Neolithic Age for its advantageous location...
Fantastic Florence
We visited Florence on a Sunday in April. We drove from our agriturismo in the countryside. Thankfully, traffic was...
A memorable lunch at Avignonesi
I submitted this post to the contest organized by the Great Wine Capitals Network and I was among the finalists!...
Certaldo, hometown of Boccaccio in the Tuscan...
On the drive back from San Gimignano to Montespertoli, where we were staying, we spotted a medieval fortified town...
Postcards from Pisa
I’m trying to figure out how to operate the parking meter but my Italian isn’t good enough to understand the...
An afternoon in Siena
The brightly coloured prints lure me into the shop. The handmade postcards, cards and scrolls hark back to a past era....
Genoa, our gateway to Italy
My impressions of Genoa in pictures