Author: Elisa Scarton

Elisa Scarton Detti is an Australian journalist who came to Tuscany for a year, and, yes, fell in love and decided to stick around. Not one to keep amazing holiday destinations to herself, she now writes a blog and travel guide about the infinitely beautiful Maremma, Tuscany (
July 12, 2012
The Tuscan TimesTRAVEL

Porte into wilderness

There's a quiet magnificence to the Parco Tecnologico Archeologico delle Colline Metalliferie Grossetane and it has nothing to do with its mouthful of a name. The park has no boundaries, no borders, no gates. It runs completely unchecked across the Metalliferous Hills, in the northern area of southern Tuscany.
March 1, 2012
The Tuscan TimesTRAVEL

Exploring Pitigliano

In the Tuscan Maremma, Pitigliano is synonymous with enchantment and beauty, jealously and Judaism, tourism and tradition. It's a lot for one city, but the locals are used to it. Their homes are architectural masterpieces, twisting out from their tufa cliff foundation like branches from a particularly gnarled tree.