Chianti: Wines from Chianti Colli Fiorentini – Worthy of Our Attention

I love the Strozzi palace, the building in the picture above with its rusticated stones. As someone who lived in Florence for many years and with a Florentine for even more, I consider myself in the know about the city and its surroundings. What I didn't know about when I lived there though was that... Continue Reading →


Easter Traditions In Rome

I have had the pleasure of spending Easter in Rome a number of times. The city is very crowded with tourists and often school children. "La Settimana Santa" or the Holy Week is considered a perfect time to visit the Eternal City. Many hope to see the Pope who is in residence and gives Mass... Continue Reading →

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