Writer. Traveler. Europhile, especially Italy and France. Hobbies: rescuing animals from abuse, abandonment and mistreatment, and being sous chef around the kitchen to my chef de cuisine wife.
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Tag Archives: Tuscany
It was generally accepted among the common folk in that often bleak, thousand year stretch between the fall of the Roman Empire and the Renaissance (when lions were but a distant memory in Western Europe and very rarely seen) that … Continue reading
Before all you lovers of Italian culture build your own big bonfire and set me alight as a modern-day Savonarola, let me explain. No doubt Florence deserves its reputation as a must-see destination, particularly for travelers discovering the beauties of Italy for the first … Continue reading
Let’s face it, it’s not difficult to find great food in Italy, but a lot depends on your taste. And you’ll have your share of disappointments if not careful. Contrary to popular opinion, you can get a mediocre meal, particularly … Continue reading