Autumn is a lush, colorful time to visit Tuscany. The golds are warmer and the siennas are richer and the toasty goodness of a chestnuts and ribolitta fill your belly with a hearty warmth. So, here’s our top 5 things to do in Tuscany during autumn. 1. Mangia at your favorite winery: Many wineries in […]
I must admit that my keyboard seems like a compass whose cursor always points to Italy. Call it my genetic footprint or just my romantic soul but I just can’t seem to get enough of it, especially its beaches. There are the sandy black beaches of Ostia or the white beaches of Ischia but nothing […]
Solo travelers in search of a true Tuscan archaeology adventure should head to Chiusi, off the beaten path. It’s a mere dot on the map of Tuscany but rich in experiences. It’s only 150 square miles but its role in Italy’s history, more specifically Etruscan history, cannot be denied. The Etruscans thrived from about 1200 […]
I am a true believer in past lives. Maybe that’s why I was so keenly drawn to the Etruscan civilization and its rich history. So, when my Italian language teacher asked if anyone wanted to go to Tuscany for two weeks, I jumped at the chance because it would allow me to walk like an […]
Mangia Monday finds solo travelers dining in the ancient spa town of Saturnia at I Due Cippi in Tuscany.