During the summer months, the ancient city gate of San Niccolò opens its doors to the public. Climb the 160 steps to the top for a 360° view of Florence.
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.
You don't need to be a professional cyclist to tame the Tuscan hills. It's almost effortless with an e-bike. I spent an afternoon riding around near Montespertoli on an electric bike from Toscana by Bike.
The religious center of the Jewish community in Florence is a remarkably exotic looking building located in the city center.
Things to see
Delicious and easy to make recipes for traditional and contemporary Vegetarian Tuscan Soups that will keep you warm during the winter.
Baccalunch is the first restaurant in Florence with baccalà (salted cod) as main ingredient of every dish.
Discover the secrets of how Florentine marbled paper is made. Did you know seaweed plays an important part in the century old process?