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The Voyage of Pontormo’s Visitation: a Cry for Help

The first time I heard of Carmignano was through its wine, because hey, you know me. Carmignano DOCG is a good Tuscan red wine that you quite often find in trattorias as it pairs well with typical Tuscan meat dishes, dishes like rich and hearty peposo, or bistecca cooked over a wood fire, and of course beautifully laid out cured meats, something I certainly can never resist. My stomach also led me to discover this town near Prato, about 40 minutes…

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Locals I Love – Pietro Cataudella

“Photography is a love affair with life.” – Burk Uzzle. Mix that with the simple act of drawing, then you have pure magic. One such person who blends the two in a way that I can truly appreciate is Pietro. A young Italian student from Sicily that I spotted on instagram a while back, he is part of the Instagrammers Italia community and is well known for a fascinating project titled ‘CityLiveSketch’ which I will let him tell you more about.…

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What’s New In Italy in 2015

I am always curious to see what’s new around the incredibly diverse country we call Italy, which is why I really wanted to write a post about what’s new this year around the boot. In addition to my monthly events post, hopefully this will help the way people plan their 2015 vacation with a bit more awareness of all the innovative new offerings there is to offer. Also because I tend to forget everything, writing it down helps me remember better.…

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