Sunflowers in Tuscany

Sunflowers in Tuscany

It’s that time of year to see the Sunflowers in Tuscany. But that’s just a few of the many things you can do there. Going to Florence or Rome this summer? Don’t miss Tuscany, get out of the city and see the countryside, where the real charm and la...
The Verona Opera

The Verona Opera

If you love Italy and you love opera, this your time to be in the UNESCO world heritage city of Verona.  Attending an opera in Italy is very different than attending in the US.  And the Verona Opera isn’t like going to the opera at the Royal Opera House.  You...
A Perfect Tuscan Holiday Location

A Perfect Tuscan Holiday Location

One of our recurring themes is to enjoy your travels like a native. We were therefore intrigued by the Ulivo Rosso, in Sesto Fiorentino, as it is a farmhouse in the Tuscan hills just a few km outside of Florence. We arrived with friends and to say we were not...
Live like a Roman!

Live like a Roman!

We can’t say enough good things about A San Pietro da Susy – this is a fantastic apartment in a great location that is beautifully furnished and well managed.  Our taxi dropped us at the front door, and we were immediately greeted by the owner, who was out on...
European City Safari Custom Tour

European City Safari Custom Tour

Slovenia is situated on the sunny side of the Alps, in the heart of Europe. It is ideally positioned, and it’s and smallness enables the traveller to pay a visit across the border at any time and to sightsee the neighbouring countries. Travelling from Ljubljana,...