Espresso in Italy – when a bit bitter is better!

Throughout the day, Italians take their caffeine hits like fast jabs, thrown back in little cups whose handles are pinched between the thumb and forefinger, the rest of the fingers crested in the open air as the cup is hurtled up to the mouth, tipped up and plunked back down on the saucer. For the […]

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Tuscany 2012 – just like fine wine and good women

Yes, just like fine wine and good women, Tuscany just gets better and better with each passing year. After the massive eat-fests of Christmas and New Year’s Eve, we decided to spend the first days of 2012 in Tuscany on our feet! Luckily for us, we live in the land where stunning Tuscan hilltop towns […]

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