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Il Falconiere *

There’s not much more I can say about Il Falconiere, after two memorable stays that Cíntia talked about here and here. So I’ll talk again about the starred restaurant, the reason we heard about this wonderful refuge in the first place. Silvia was born in the kitchen, in a family of restauranteurs. Her husband, Ricardo, was […]

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Montepulciano

2018 was a great year, full of changes and also lots of success, but success comes with a lot of work, so it was also a very exhausting year! And sometimes that exhaustion doesn’t allow us to do what we like the most, in my case, traveling. We were already planning a big trip to […]

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Il Falconiere – To return to where you were happy once

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“For sure a place I’ll miss and to where we’ll return in the future!” Two years ago I finished my article about Il Falconiere with this phrase, and it’s how I’ll start it today! In a short trip around Tuscany, last Autumn, we decided to return to Il Falconiere in Cortona, and if the first […]

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Palazzo Vecchietti

Florence is probably my favorite city in the world (at least from the ones I know), the art, the history, present in every corner are responsible for that premise, so when we chose the Palazzo Vecchietti as our hotel, for yet another trip to the city, I knew our experience would be memorable. And why? Because this […]

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Cortona

Piazza Della Republica Returning to paradise… I’m sorry, Tuscany! Those who know this Blog are aware of our love for Italy, more precisely for Tuscany, and by the time of our 2013 trip to this region somethings were left unseen, namely this town, eternalized by Frances Mayes, in “Under the Tuscan Sun”. It’s true this american […]

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IL Falconiere

People say you shouldn’t go back to where you were happy… but I’m totally against that, I love to go back and be happy all over again, usually even more! And that’s what took us back to Italy, and Tuscany. This time to get to know Cortona, a beautiful Etruscan city and the charming Il […]

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Pisa

And after the work days and the aftermath of the “Flavors & Senses – The Best for 2014” awards, nothing like writing about what gives me the most pleasure, travelling. And, nothing like Italy to make me forget about my vacation that is late in arriving. So, let’s talk about Pisa, after a marvelous morning […]

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J.K. Place Lounge

Located in Santa Maria Novella’s Plaza, J.K. Place is a small boutique hotel (you can read the article about the hotel here) that tries to give the maximum exclusiveness to the clients, there are no spacious halls, the environment is calm and the decoration is taken to the limit of good taste. The goal is […]

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J.K. Place

Suspended in the heart of Florence, J.K. Place is a luxurious and exquisite hotel. Situated in the beautiful plaza of Santa Maria Novella, that steals the name of one of the most famed churches in the city, it is loved by those who have the privilege to stay there. Whoever appreciates its beautiful but modest […]

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Villa Le Barone

Between the idyllic landscape of vineyards and olive groves of Chianti, in an isolated environment, we find the Villa Le Barone. In middle ages it was just a watch tower, but from the XVI century on it became property of the famous Della Robbia family and was transformed into a farm. After the World War […]

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