Tag Archives: Tuscany

Travel Destination Tuscany

I am fortunate enough to have made friends with other bloggers and lovers of Italy. Debra Kolkka, who writes the award-winning blog, Bella Bagni di Lucca, as well as Bagni di Lucca and Beyond, is one of those people. She … Continue reading

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Made in Italy – Italian Shoemakers

I rarely go to the mall, but last week I was delighted to find a new store in the Treasure Coast Mall in Jensen Beach, Florida. Italian Shoemakers sells authentic Italian footwear which is 100 percent made in Italy. With … Continue reading

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I Am in Love with Italy – No Words Needed

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An Italian Evening

This evening was a very pleasant experience for me in so many ways. My oldest son took me out for dinner for Mother’s Day. Delayed until tonight due to work schedules, it was a treat because we rarely have the … Continue reading

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More Flooding in Italy

I feel badly for the Italians as many areas have recently been hit with severe weather and flooding. Here is a video showing the rising waters of the River Tiber in Rome. More and more it seems that this time … Continue reading

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Transportation Modes in Italy

Aside from walking there are various modes of transportation in Italy and I have used all of them except the bikes and motorcycles. Since Italy is a peninsula and has 4712 miles of coastline, boats are a common transportation mode.

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The Montepulciano Experience

Tuesday April 26 Montepulciano was wonderful and yes it was worth the chaotic and time-consuming transportation methods to arrive there. Since Tuscany is a region of hills, there frequently is no easy way to reach some of these small towns … Continue reading

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San Gimignano

Friday April 22 I had planned to do nothing today except a few errands, but once I completed those, and it wasn’t even 10am, I opted to go to San Gimignano. It was another gorgeous day, and my feet don’t … Continue reading

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Firenze and Fiesole

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Thursday April 21 Before 9am I was on the bus to Firenze, an hour and 15 minute ride with views of the Tuscan countryside. Bellissimo! Once I arrived in Florence I made my way to the Duomo and bought a … Continue reading

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Chianti and Wine

Today I went on a tour to Chianti and it was an amazing experience, one of my favorite ones so far! My hotel arranged for me to join a small group through http://www.mytours.it and Marco picked me up at 2:00 … Continue reading

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