Tag: tuscany

Italian Seasoning

My Italian adventure is one year old-here's hoping for many more....

Walking with St. Francis

We explore the forest around the Sanctuary of della Verna and trace the footsteps of St. Francis....

A Very Italian Road Trip, Part 2

We travel with friends to Florence and find a city beyond compare. Art, beauty, food, and wine all at our fingertips....

Perfect Italian Days

Perfect Italian days are meant for exploring. Come visit some of my favorite places with me....

Pranzo Fuori

A beautiful January day in Tuscany is perfect for a picnic in the mountains. ...

Zen and the Art of Piazza Parties

Italians love a good party.  In the summer when the heat of the day gives way to the coolness of the evening, Italians come out and gather.  The piazza concept is perfect for this, and I’m pretty sure that’s why they were invented.  Piazzas are places to conduct business...

The Venticello is Gone With the Wind

We arrived here two weeks ago to the most amazing weather.  It was hot – in the 90s – but very low humidity and and the most delicious breeze, the venticello.  That breeze kissed your face and brushed your body with a gentle coolness that made you feel like...