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The Truffle Festival of San Miniato

Autumn is a festive and fragrant time of year in Tuscany. In early October, shortly after the grapes have been harvested and the gentle...

Pasquetta!

Everyone knows the importance of Easter (Pasqua) in a country like Italy. Not as many people know the significance of Pasquetta, the day...

Take a Hike!

There are three magnificent cypress trees lining the road in front of il Borghetto in San Gennaro. Every time I see them, my eye is...

The Olive Harvest - 2018

The olive harvest symbolizes so much of what is wonderful about Italians and life in Italy: Respect for nature, food, and the Italians...