Search Results for Tuscany

June 14, 2017

King Arthur, Excalibur and Tuscany

But why is Arthur’s story so well known while Tuscany’s own Excalibur legend less so? Tuscany’s tale is a different story that falls into medieval lore.
May 30, 2017

Cortona on the Move returns to Tuscany

Strong showings from the United States this year
May 12, 2017

Mindful eating in Tuscany

If there’s ever a place on the planet to combine food and philosophy, Tuscany’s it. Nutrition coach Sandrine Kom coined the concept of “FiloCiboSofia,” an ultra-serene way of approaching food. Soon, she’ll be bringing her winning way of thinking to the tiny Tuscan town of Baratti (Livorno) for a three-day retreat to be held May 26-28, […]
May 5, 2017

Avocaderia: from Tuscany to NYC

Touted as the “world’s first avocado bar”, Brooklyn’s Avocaderia is the brainchild of Tuscan under-30s Francesco Brachetti and Alberto Gramigni.
April 9, 2017

Where to eat: Easter 2017 in Tuscany

If you are in Florence this Easter, a word to the wise: get out of the city and into the countryside (or to the coast).
April 6, 2017

Foreign war cemeteries in Tuscany

The United States declared war on Germany on April 6, 1917, after remaining neutral in the worldwide conflict for nearly three years. Though the U.S. did not spend much time on the ground in Europe before victory was declared on November 11, 1918, American troops would later return to play a much larger role in […]
March 4, 2017

Beans of Tuscany

They might not be the most sparkling jewel in Tuscan brilliance, but they are a product of local wisdom, shaped by the creativity of many hands, like in a Renaissance “bottega”.   We are talking about beans and pulses, which fell into decline in the second half of the 20th century, but are now enjoying […]
March 2, 2017

Gloria Gaynor to perform in Tuscany

Show part of PalaPop concert series
February 3, 2017

Wining away Valentine’s Day in Tuscany

Romantic spots are easy to find in Tuscany. Just add wine for an even more special Valentine’s experience. Starting in the city there is the Four Seasons, a haven for romantics. Vaunting magnificent dining rooms and bars, Florence’s most luxurious hotel is home to the vastest of gardens, with a weeping beech under which a […]

Exploring Tuscany: let your taste-buds be your guide

One of the best ways to get to know the heart of a region is through its cuisine. Tuscan cuisine celebrates simplicity and high quality ingredients. Whether you are new to the area or a native, these are some Tuscan specialties you don’t want to miss!   Ribollita [Photo credits: skinnydiver]   This is […]