Hot Air Ballooning in Tuscany

Today I experienced my second hot air ballooning experience with Ballooning in Tuscany.  The opportunity to fly over the beautiful Italian countryside is definitely a unique adventure and one that I am thankful to have…

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Florence

This post is all about Florence! This was my first time visiting Florence, and man was it crowded! I’m all for visiting major cities, but I felt like Florence was very overrun by tourists.  I’m…

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Tuscan Pig Roast

Today I will share the traditional Tuscan pig roast that my family experienced for the second time.  My Great Aunt hired two local pig roasters and a chef to cater a party that was attended…

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Montalcino

Montalcino is an unbelievably beautiful Tuscan wine town on a hillside.  Sounds like something out of a movie, right? This town is famous for their Brunello wine and there are countless shops downtown that proudly…

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La Foce

Today we visited La Foce, a beautiful estate near the famous wine town of Montepulciano.  Located halfway between Florence and Rome, this property was originally a settlement and then burial place in the Etruscan times.…

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