Hands on Italian Cooking Class

There is no better way to discover a place and its people than via food. This is the idea in attending an ITALIAN HANDS-ON COOKING GROUP CLASS at Toscana Mia Continue reading

Self catering apartments in Chianti

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Renting a SELF-CATERING APARTMENT/VILLA you may have the good excuse to go shopping in open markets or nice groceries and is also an excellent option for those on a budget,families with fussy eaters,or those with special dietary needs. Continue reading

B&B Experience

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Live Like a Local 4.

When choosing an accommodation for a few days a B&B experience is a good immersion in Italian reality: people who you are  meeting in B&B are extremely friendly  and helpful. Continue reading

Italian Delicatessen

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Olives, Stuffed peppers and small onions

Live like a Local 3

Italians are very well known for the good food and the rich meals  but  we forget we have also a  great culture in  good preserved  food Continue reading

LIVE LIKE A LOCAL IN CHIANTI IN TUSCANY 2

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At this moment of the year everybody is thinking of holidays : booking the flight, the accommodation and then all the other activities. Housing is so important, and we have to decide what we are looking for. Continue reading

LIVE LIKE A LOCAL IN CHIANTI IN TUSCANY 1.

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Schiacciata al Pomodoro

A tourist is a person who travels to visit a place for pleasure, to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of her/his daily life, a traveler  Continue reading

Firenze, Florence in January

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Firenze, Florence for sure offers a lot of places to visit and things to do but why not to do something that locals enjoy?

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Top Ten Tips to Travel in Tuscany,Italy.7

Chianti viewIf you are traveling in Italy from city to city ,i.e. from Milan to Florence or Florence to Rome ,definitely the most convenient way is by train.
If you travel from city to city in Tuscany consider the bus, called pullman. Continue reading

Top Ten Tips to Travel in Tuscany,Italy.5

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Tuscan SMS Bus Ticket

In Florence, buy a bus ticket with a SMS. So cool !
We were so tired of walking and last minute we decided to get on a bus. We sent an SMS with the text “ATAF” to the number 4880105 and waited for the response message before boarding the bus. Continue reading