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Calcio Storico: Historical Florentine Football

Starting in in Florence Italy in the 15th century, the Calcio Storico game has lasted through the centuries and is the closest modern day gladiator event. It takes place in Florence’s city center, Piazza Santa Croce, every year on June 24. Calcio translates to “football” and Storico means “historic” – Historical Football. In fact, this game has a combination of soccer, American football, rugby, boxing and mixed martial arts all in one. King Henry III of France was quoted to...

Sagona: A Farm to Table Restaurant - A lovely place to grab a bite to eat in Tuscany Italy.

Sagona: A Farm to Table Resturant

Let me start by painting a picture of this hidden gem of a restaurant: at the bottom of Montagna del Pratomagno a narrow road winds up to a beautiful small building, and at first, appears to be a house. Surrounded by a forest this quaint restaurant gives its visitors the feeling of walking into an Italian home. As you park on gravel and walk up to this quaint stone structure, you approach a green glass door, with wooden tables and chairs placed outside on the...

Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre: Photo Collection

Oh the colors of Cinque Terre! My partner and I collected a lot of photos throughout the Cinque Terre trip. From Monterosso to Vernazza to Porto Venere. Here’s a collection of those photographs we put together. Enjoy, share, like, comment! If you ever get the chance to travel to this amazing seaside area I suggest going in September/ October when the weather isn’t too hot and the tourists are at a minimum. The cloudy sky gave us a dramatic background...

A Day in Cinque Terre

A Day in Cinque Terre

We knew the weather wasn’t going to be perfect. We had planned to go to the Cinque Terre region and nothing was going to get in the way of our adventures. It was about a three-hour drive and the rain had been non-stop. nothing was going to get in the way of our adventures. As we drove through the windy roads we saw peek-a- boo views of the Thyrennian sea. We had decided to stay in Monterosso because it is...