Monthly Archives: June 2012

Tastes of Tuscany: books, looks and cooks

One of the many charms of Tuscany is the plethora of small Tuscan village towns where local traditions, recipes and customs remain virtually unchanged throughout the centuries. These villages, set amidst a stunning Tuscan countryside, afford beautiful views that seem … Continue reading

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Klimt: from Vienna to Venice

Many of Gustav Klimt’s most well-known works are said to have been inspired by mosaics in Venice*. As such, it seems only fitting that some of the famed Austrian artist’s most well-known works will be exhibited in Venice, Italy, to … Continue reading

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Putting the ‘fun’ in fundraising – In Giardino per il Meyer

On Sunday, 24th June, 2012 a great event is being held in Tuscany to raise money for the Meyer Children’s Hospital. At the beautiful Villa Bardini, from 7.00pm at the Villa park, there will be a ‘tasting path’ to walk … Continue reading

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Popes & Roses: A day out in Tuscany

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It was a wonderfully overcast Sunday morning, the kind that almost insists you stay in bed that little extra, take a bit more time sipping on your morning coffee and contemplating the meaning of life…or at least what you’ll be … Continue reading

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Fiesole: Etruscans, Romans, Florentines…and Native Americans?!

Fiesole – charming hilltop town, surrounded by stunning Tuscan panoramas and postcard-worthy views of nearby Florence. But tonight, this serene Tuscan village town is hosting an event which may seem somewhat out of context – an evening of Native American … Continue reading

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Oltrarno: Florence’s most charming quarter

Florence is famous for its artisan works, from clothing and leather goods, to stunning gold jewellery (great souvenirs for those with limited luggage space!). And of course this is the home of the Renaissance where some of the world’s best … Continue reading

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