During those days of forced but necessary isolation due to the COVID-19 virus, together with 3 dear friends, we have been sharing one song each every day. Our goal is to entertain ourselves with good music while at home. I am uploading a playlist with these songs on Spotify called #andratuttobene. When everything ends, we will have at least a nice gift from this difficult period for all humanity. At the same time, I asked myself “Why don’t we share with our readers a playlist with the most famous Italian songs in the world?”Read More
Valdera in Tuscany is a green rural area in the province of Pisa, a few kilometers away from the Mediterranean Sea and from the famous Tuscan arty towns of Pisa, Lucca, and Florence. Valdera is a real “off the beaten path” destination of Tuscany, still hidden, fortunately, from the mass tourism.
Michelangelo Buonarroti was one of the greatest artists in history. Masterpieces the likes of the Sistine Chapel ceiling, the Pietà or the perfect beauty of the David of Michelangelo, are famous throughout the globe and part of the immense artistic heritage of Italy. If you wish to know more about the Genius, go deeper into his life and history, there is no better way than taking part in a Michelangelo Tour in Florence.Read More
Florence in summer is not a good idea! The title of this post is obviously provocative but I have a few reasons why I say that. I know that for many people visiting “the birthplace of Renaissance” is a lifetime dream and a must-see especially for first-time travelers to Italy. I also know that most of the travelers only get holidays during summertime, but If you can choose to go to Florence in another time.
Thanks to their iconic monuments and marvelous landscapes, Florence and Cinque Terre are two of the most visited places in Italy, those places that you cannot miss, especially if you are planning your first trip to the country of “La Dolce Vita”. How to get from Florence to Cinque Terre is one of the most popular questions that people visiting Italy ask Google.
Firenze Rocks 2020 IS OFFICIALLY SUSPENDED. The recent Italian measures taken to stop the spread of COVID-19 suspends all kind of events until the end of July 2020. So does Firenze Rocks. All the shows from 10 to 13 June 2020 won’t take place.Read More
I should have written about the recipe of Necci, Chestnut Flour Crepes, some days ago, but this Christmas had been very busy. So, despite the fact today is not Christmas time anymore, I decided to dedicate some time to share one of the recipes of Tuscan Christmas tradition I love the most, for its sweetness and for its ingredients. Read More
Befanini cookies are traditional biscuits of northern Tuscany baked during Italian Christmas holidays. To me, these delicious and colored cookies always marked the beginning of Epiphany celebrations, the 5th January, and also a sign of the upcoming return to the normal life. Read More