Tuscany 2019: Return to Florence

I’m in Tuscany for a week, starting with 3 nights in Florence. I loved coming back here a couple of years ago after a long break so much, I wanted to return again soon. I’m staying in the lovely Hotel Cellai again. My morning flight from Heathrow took me to Pisa. There is an airport […]

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Four Nights in Siena: Eat, Drink, Do

  Why go? I’ve been wanting to go to Siena for years and years and have just missed it a number of times for various reasons, even when quite close. A lot of people visit it as a day trip from places like Florence. I thought of doing that last year while spending five days […]

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Pollo alla Milanese con Spaghetti e Salsa di Pomodoro

Last week I arrived home one day, having been out in the morning, to find a note from my postman telling me he’d left a parcel for me with a neighbour. Slightly puzzled as I wasn’t expecting any work (usual reason for parcels) or an Amazon delivery, I went to see what was waiting for me. […]

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