Hotel Review: A long weekend at Ville sull’Arno

When I was planning my trip to Tuscany I read so many hotel recommendation lists as I really wanted to stay in a Tuscan villa with a view. When I came across the five-star Ville…

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Things to do in Tuscany

Tuscany has got to be one of the prettiest places on earth with its awe inspiring beautiful landscapes and hill towns. It truly captivated me and I know I will be back for more doses as…

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Saffron – Tuscany’s secret treasure

Before I visited Tuscany I had no idea that it was one of the world’s sources for Saffron. I had stereotyped saffron with the middle east. The Saffron from San Gimignano is so good that it has…

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Searching for culinary diamonds in the rough – Truffle hunting in Tuscany

“Vai Vai” shouted Francesco, the Italian Truffle hunter to Two Socks, his gorgeous dog, who bounded through the woodland, sniffing the ground and wagging his tail excitedly, running from stretch to stretch examining every inch.…

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