Garibaldi – stature and statues in Italy

Visit Florence, Rome, Venice, or almost any other Italian city, town or charming village in Italy, and you are bound to find a street, piazza, important building or monument named ‘Garibaldi’ (pronounced something like, ‘Garry-ba-l-dee’). Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882) has become a national hero for his efforts in leading an Italian revolution in 1848, together with Giuseppe […]

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La Foresteria Del Boccone – is this the best Tuscany restaurant?

Whilst every day is splendid in Tuscany, some days are just that little bit more special. Our great day out in Tuscany from Florence started with our private Tuscan driver arriving at our accommodation in Florence to collect us. Just a few moments out of Florence’s city centre, we stopped in at Piazzale Michelangelo, the […]

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