The American Donuts, in Tuscany are called Bomboloni. And honestly, I knew them with the Tuscan name until Homer Simpson make donuts so popular in Italy.
When I was a kid, I used to spend the whole summer at the beach of the Versilia and Apuan Coast with my mother and my two sisters. Sometimes, if we were unusually good, or if my mamma just forgot the “merenda“, we could have a “bombolone”, or “frate”, as they are called in other parts of Tuscany. Read More
The Colomba Pasquale recipe is a really precious recipe that will permit you to bring some Italian traditions in your house during Easter, to share with your beloved relatives and friends. Read More
Medici Masters of Florence is the new political family TV drama set in the Florence of the early 15th century, telling about the rise to the power of the Medici family. Love, politics, conspiracy, power games, intrigue, and much more, animate this TV series, created with a special attention to every detail. Read More
For many foreigners driving in Italy could represent a nightmare. Sometimes I admit that could be tough. But this happens mostly in the biggest city, such as Rome, Milan or Florence, because there are a lot of cars and a not efficient urban system. Read More
If you are not only in love with Tuscany but also a movie lover, you may be interested into reading this article about movies set in Tuscany. Our region has always inspired many artists as painters, sculptors, and directors both for its beautiful natural landscape and for art. If Florence is definitely one of the most seen cities in the movies, it’s true that even small villages appear as the scenery of many movies set in Tuscany. Read More
A map and Itinerary of Via Francigena in Tuscany is what you need if you are planning to take this walk to reach Rome, its final destination, coming from the North of Italy or Europe. Perhaps you have decided to travel along the Via Francigena for spiritual reasons or to feel like a pilgrim doing such a long trip by feet, or simply because you like hiking and walking surrounded by nature. Read More
The Via Francigena in Tuscany represented for many years in the past, a route for pilgrims from Canterbury to Rome. Today it keeps being a popular walking track by those who loves hiking through nature among artistic and historic treasure. Read More