San Gimignano

San Gimignano can be described as the medieval Manhattan. Yes, since its ancient towers and fortifications boss the Tuscan sky, impressing both citizens and tourists.

UNESCO has declared the entire village a World Heritage Site, because of the imposing stones and the cobbled alleys very famous during the Middle Ages. This little town, in fact, has a special and very long history.… Read the rest

Mama’s Bakery in Florence: a touch of American food in Tuscany

Are you visiting Florence all day long at in the afternoon you get hungry? Mama’s Bakery is the your solution, since it is the go-to spot for American food in the city. Order a plain bagel with some good cream cheese (which is made of herb and garlic), or a club sandwich, or all the American food you can think of.

Tourists are crazy about the place, the … Read the rest

How to visit Pisa in half day

Most of the tourists who come to Italy don’t have enough time to spend several days in one city, since they want to visit as many places as possible. That’s why sometimes they set up a weekend to visit both Florence and Pisa. There is no way you can stay in Florence for that short vising everything, it is true, but you can easily set up just half day Read the rest

Discovering the Brolio Castle in the Chianti area

The Chianti region is very fascinating, especially because of its hill and the nature all  around, which looks like as untouched by the human being.

The Brolio Castle (Castello di Brolio in Italian) keeps the situation under control, as we could say, since it is a very fascinating building having a long and old history. As the name suggests, it is located in the not very well known village … Read the rest