Cool Events in Tuscany 1

image2Certainly in Tuscany there are beautiful places to visit, Museums, Churches, a lot of Art, but  in our Tuscan days we can take moments to see and do something else: small and big events in which the locals participate and are very much Italian lifestyle. So let’s talk about  special occasions.For example during the weekends of March there is a beautiful exhibition of camellias.Camellias in Italy? Yes, just near Lucca

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Self Catering Apartments in Chianti Live Like a Local 6

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. Shopping at a local food market, in a supermarket at a delicatessen shop in a new country gives you always the idea about the habit of local people. … Continue reading Self Catering Apartments in Chianti Live Like a Local 6

Tuscan E.V.O.O. Live Like a Local 5

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The first thing a Tuscan watches on a dining table is the olive oil bottle. In the first place it must be strictly extra virgin olive oil and good  quality, and if we are in Tuscany , it absolutely must be from the territory. Maybe it can be from another region that produces oil, such as Liguria or Umbria or Puglia. Continue reading “Tuscan E.V.O.O. Live Like a Local 5”

B&B Experience Live Like a Local 4

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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. A bed and breakfast is a type of lodging that is often in an older home or building with a lot of  history and personality. These accommodations are usually family-owned and feature personalized service

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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 2”