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San Miniato celebrates Truffles - 23-11-2016
    "San Miniato" is located in the lower Arno valley, on the south-eastern hills dominating the river plains, halfway between Pisa and Florence, in Tuscany, Italy. The mediaeval village of San Miniato is in the centre of Tuscany and further than being rich in art and history it is f ...

Travelling responsible - a possibility - 23-09-2016
Travelling is part of our lives. According to the Cape Town Conference  held at the end of August 2016 responsible Tourism is about “making better places for people to live in and better places for people to visit”. During last years we assisted on the contrary to a mass phenomenon causing a n ...

A beautifully sounding word: Vendemmia - 19-09-2016
Another summer has gone in Tuscany and this means that it’s time for the grape harvest! In fall, the countryside is burning with the colors of the harvest, leaves turn to golden and brunette shades, and temperatures are mild during the day and agreeably cool at night. (Enough to wear a light jacke ...

L'importanza di essere piccoli – a Festival produced by Sassiscritti - 02-08-2016
  This a-typical but really interesting Festival had its first edition  in 2011, following a central idea: bringing together songwriters and poets in the small villages of the Apennines between Pistoia and Bologna. From this core, has developed what seems a little miracle: each edition ...

Sweet bread from Lucca - 30-05-2016
  The Buccellato from Lucca, also called “the noble bread” is a real symbol of Lucca. A round loaf of sweet bread, it takes its name from the Latin Buccella, or bite, to the ancient Romans buccellatum. There is a proverb in Lucca saying “Non dire che a Lucca ci sei stato se non hai ...