Tuscany is a necessary part of any cultural education, as it has been for centuries. By Eva Stelzer Tuscany long ago earned its reputation for capturing the very essence of Italy – picturesque rolling hillsides with vineyards and charming medieval towns. The geography varies dramatically: coastal […]
Cooking Class in Tuscany Cooking with Costanza: a culinary adventure to awaken and inspire all your senses and allow you to experience the very essence of Italy! The Renaissance Villa, on a hill with all of Florence spread out below, focuses on regional cuisine that is […]
Breakfast in Tuscany Some mouth-watering delights from Italy By Eva Stelzer Starting breakfast with dessert is a slightly wicked Tuscan tradition that I thoroughly enjoy. At Florence’s Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco, the chef’s freshly baked crostata is a sensory delight. The sweet jam oozed in my […]
Guided Walks in Italy A great way to connect with a place is on a guided walk or day tour with a local expert. In Italy, we have amazing one day and week-long guided walks and tours to suit every fitness level. You may wonder why […]
At the top of my list of fabulous things is walking through Tuscany’s network of white roads. These winding routes were originally carved out centuries ago by the enigmatic Etruscans, and later expanded by the Romans so that their war horses and soldiers could reach all […]
While French wine tasters roll the wine around in their mouth and spit before tasting the next, this is definitely not the custom in Argentina. I spent a week cycling through Mendoza where lunch often included 5 or 6 wines, following which we’d cycle to another […]
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