Tuscany, a land of beauty…. This part of Italy is home to one of the greatest concentrations of artistic achievements known to man. Florence is an open-air museum with its extraordinary Duomo, the Battistero, and the Galleria Degli Uffizi. No less striking, the city of Sienna houses so many architectural jewels that it has been selected as a UNESCO World Heritage site for its medieval heritage and cultural legacy.
When you think of Italy, food probably comes to mind first. Pizza, pasta, truffles, wine…it’s hard not to feel hungry! But we can assure you that Italy has even more to offer than gastronomic delights. It’s the home of bygone masters (Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Vivaldi, and Dante, to name a few); the landscape is as Read more…»
After studying up on the traditions of Valentine’s Day from around the world, I have come to the conclusion that there are certain prevailing themes everywhere. Though the types, meanings, and methods may differ, flowers, sweets, and cards appear in almost all the countries that recognize the holiday. There is some variance in how gifts Read more…»