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The Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known worldwide for its unintended tilt.   It is situated behind the Cathedral and is the third oldest structure in Pisa’s Cathedral Square after the Cathedral and the Baptistery. The tower’s tilt began during construction in the […]

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Florence Travel – Thousand Year Old Bridge (Ponte Vecchio)

Thousand Year Old Bridge (Ponte Vecchio) Ponte Vecchio or “Old Bridge”  spans the Arno in Florence at its narrowest point where it is believed that a bridge was first built in Roman times. It is said that the economic concept of bankruptcy originated here. Join us on the NEXT PAGE for the Video of this Ancient […]

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UNFORGETTABLE – Tuscany

UNFORGETTABLE – Tuscany  Over the last 10 or so years Tuscany has really been in the limelight around the world. I think the movie Under the Tuscan Sun had a hand in generating a lot of the attention.  Now we see homes around the world designed to mimic Tuscan Farm Houses and Palaces. Well, the […]

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A Perfect Tuscan Dinner explained in Video

A Perfect Tuscan Dinner  We hope you enjoy this excellently produced video describing a complete Tuscan Dinner from the Apertivo to the Dolce e caffe’.  Simplicity is central to the Tuscan cuisine. Legumes, bread, cheese, vegetables, mushrooms and fresh fruit are used.  A regional Tuscan pasta known as pici resembles thick, grainy-surfaced spaghetti, and is […]

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Tuscany – Toscana

Tuscany – Toscana Tuscany Toscana  is a region in central Italy with an area of about 23,000 square kilometres (8,900 sq mi) and a population of about 3.8 million inhabitants. The regional capital is Florence (Firenze). Tuscany is known for its landscapes, traditions, history, artistic legacy and its influence on high culture. It is regarded as […]

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