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Offbeat Tuscany: The Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore

You’ve taken a trip to the region of Tuscany many times and are probably looking to see something apart from the usual Tuscan towns… Or you’ve never visited Tuscany but want to go off the tourist radar?? There’s always plenty to explore….. Just 36 kms away from Siena is The Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore. Founded […]

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Exploring Tuscany: A 3 Day Itinerary

It was my first time exploring Tuscany by car and not only was it a welcome change from the usual way I traveled in Italy (train) but also more relaxing!! There are many ways to see a place, but if you have the option, hiring a car is the best one. Not only will you […]

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Tuscan Dreams of Montestigliano

Tuscany is synonymous to wine tastings, hill top towns and cypress trees. But there’s so much more….. It’s the people and their hospitality that blows me away! In my humble 5 years of travel to Italy, in every region I have been to, I have been amazed by the kindness and love shown by the […]

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