My First Giveaway! “Masseria the Italian Farmhouse of Puglia”… a Beautiful Book Waiting for You!!!

I am thrilled to announce my very first giveaway!!! Last month, I posted “A cultural evening at the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC”, an event to celebrate the publication of  the book  "Masseria - The Italian Farmhouse of Puglia", published by Rizzoli. At the end of that evening, I purchased a copy of the …

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A Tuscan Borgo, Pienza

Last year, in May, after five days in Florence, my husband and I spent three days in the Tuscan countryside. We stayed in Cortona and from there we took some daytrips. Cortona is a wonderful Medieval town itself and I shall, in the near future, write a post about it. Today, however, I want to …

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Three Days in Florence . . . Day Three

Here we are, our last day in Florence. If you have just joined me for My three days in Florence you might want to follow My path for DAY ONE and DAY TWO. TRE GIORNI A FIRENZE DAY THREE: Today we start from Museo di San Marco. The museum occupies the oldest part of the …

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Three Days in Florence . . . Day Two

I hope you enjoyed My Day one of our Three days in Florence and I trust you are ready for day two. Last Spring when I was in Florence I stayed at the Pitti Palace Hotel; My room was not the best, the hotel, however, is located right on Ponte Vecchio and, best of all, it has …

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