Tag Archives: tuscany

Trailer: Under the Tuscan Sun

“Under the Tuscan Sun” * This is one of our Favorite Films Under the Tuscan Sun is a 2003 American romantic comedy drama film  starring Diane Lane. Based on Frances Mayes’ 1996 memoir Under the Tuscan Sun, the film is about a recently divorced writer who buys a villa in Tuscany on a whim, hoping […]

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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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Sienna and Assisi

Siena and Assisi * Siena in English (sometimes spelled Sienna) is a city in Tuscany, Italy. It is the capital of the province of Siena. The historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. It is one of the nation’s most visited tourist attractions, with over 163,000 international arrivals in […]

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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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Top Five Street Foods of Florence, Italy – Lonely Planet travel video

Top Five Street Foods of Florence, Italy – Lonely Planet travel video * If you have ever been to Tuscany you know that you can’t go very far without eating. The food is just too good to pass by. And Tuscany boasts some of the world’s finest dining, but in Florence, you don’t always need to […]

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