Springtime truly is sweet in Italy for so many reasons — the weather, the smaller crowds, the scents, and the sights of flowers in bloom, and let’s not forget the fresh vegetables so abundant this time of year, incorporated into … Continue reading
I have been blessed to visit San Gimignano in Tuscany, more than once, but had not heard much about St. Fina (Seraphina), this gentle Italian saint, until my most recent visit to this village. She lived her very short life in … Continue reading
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Why Adopt An Ancient Italian Olive Tree in Tenuta Torciano? Emanuele Bartolomeo Giachi Is Asking You To Help Save These Trees! “I and my family is asking to help us in this wonderful program. The olive tree is a … Continue reading
A Unique Gift: Adopt An Ancient Tuscan Olive Tree
If we have learned anything in dealing with COVID the past two years, we have hopefully learned, or at least have been reminded, of what is important in life. It is not money or material goods. Instead, it is faith, … Continue reading
Ribollita Soup, A Tuscan Staple and Favorite!
A few years ago, on one of our trips to the beautiful region of Tuscany, we spent a lovely, long day and evening in beautiful San Gimignano, Italy, a walled city in the heart of the hilltop town and rolling … Continue reading