Vernazza is considered to be the most characteristic village of the Cinque Terre, the rugged coastline of the Ligurian Riviera just north of Tuscany.
Florence has many beautiful historic palazzi and while wandering about the city I often wonder what daily life was like behind these stately facades. The answer to that question can be found in the museum house Palazzo Davanzati where the Museo della Casa Fiorentina Antica is located.
For many centuries the Zuccotto was the most appreciated dessert in Florence. Now it is making a comeback thanks to the Bottega di Pasticceria.
Torre della Zecca was the final defence tower of Florence on the east side of the city, where it closed the circle of city walls towards the Arno.
Things to see
Delicious and easy to make recipes for traditional and contemporary Vegetarian Tuscan Soups that will keep you warm during the winter.
Monterosso al Mare is the northernmost village of the area along the Ligurian Riviera known as the Cinque Terre. I explored the village and its surroundings during a 4-day vacation.
Baccalunch is the first restaurant in Florence with baccalà (salted cod) as main ingredient of every dish.