The voice of a food writer (or of a tour guide)!

I have been reading ” Juls’Kitchen” for years and I have met Giulia in many occasions, from cooking classes to a food writing seminar last September.One of the things I like most about Giulia is her concrete and direct way to describe a plate or food, not giving an impersonal list of ingredients but trying to […]

Livorno, the place you won’t expect!

(just walk a little bit further!)
For many of the people arriving in Tuscany, Livorno can be the starting point to visit Pisa or Florence or the departure one to cross the sea and go to Sardegna or Corsica, but if have time just explore a little bit this hidden gem (of course I just sponsor it because it’s my city). […]

Cakes swwweeeettt cakes!

a visual map and guide to italian cakes ;-)
Just in case you visit Italy from north to south or viceversa and you love cakes, the “Newyorker” has published a visual guide to Italian Sweets: some of them are known all over the nation, some only in certain areas or in certain periods but when you visit Italy one compulsory thing is a pastry […]

Visiting Florence with Pimpa!

follow Pimpa's red dots in Florence
Florence for kids😄#guidaturistica #tourguide #firenze #florence #toscana #tuscany #italia #italy #igersfirenze #igerstoscana #igersitaly #ig_italia #ig_toscana #pimpa #lapimpa #altan #fumetto #cartoon #kidstours #tourguide #guidaturistica #kids #bambini #familytours Un post condiviso da The Tuscan Sunflower (@the_tuscan_sunflower) in data: 19 Mar 2017 alle ore 06:16 PDT Visiting an historical and artistic city like Rome, Florence or Milan is […]

The Wine Windows!

( just knock on the door and wine would be served ;-) )
Knock Knock! Wine is Here!Well going around Florence downtown you can notice little windows, underlined by an Italian word “vino”…and why do we have all these little window? Maybe still nowadays they have something to do with wine? In Italian they are called “buchette” or “finestre del vino” and they were used to sell…guess what? […]

The Carousel!

(a kids time machine in the heart of Florence)
#firenze #florence #toscana #tuscany #giostra #carousel #piazzadellarepubblica #cavalli #horses #igersfirenze #igerstoscana Un post condiviso da The Tuscan Sunflower (@the_tuscan_sunflower) in data: 3 Nov 2014 alle ore 13:01 PST Piazza della Repubblica in Florence is the place where the roman veterans created a military camp in 59 b.C.. Today is one of the hearts of the […]

The Siren Tree

(how nature can create curious things)
#livorno #leghorn #tamerice #lungomare #sea #seaside #igerslivorno #toscana sembra una sirena 🙂 Un post condiviso da The Tuscan Sunflower (@the_tuscan_sunflower) in data: 16 Ago 2014 alle ore 08:00 PDT If you have a walk in the southern part of the Livorno (or Leghorn) seapromenade, you will find a tamarinsk. Here in the city is one […]

The Art Corner!

(how artists create one day masterpieces)
The girls with the pearl earrings #florence #firenze #streetart #girlwithapearlearring #tuscany #toscana #art #arte #igersart #igersfirenze #igerstoscana #igersitalia #whatitalyis #tourguide #guidaturistica #dailylife Un post condiviso da The Tuscan Sunflower (@the_tuscan_sunflower) in data: 8 Set 2017 alle ore 13:46 PDT Florence is art, art is everywhere…and of course you can see street artists everywhere in downtown. […]

The climbing cat

(strike the catpose in Siena!)
Strike the catpose💚 #siena #toscana #tuscany #italia #italy #whatitalyis #cat #gatto #photography #catlovers #window #finestra #igerssiena #igerstoscana #igersitalia #tourguide #guidaturistica #nofilter #duomo Un post condiviso da The Tuscan Sunflower (@the_tuscan_sunflower) in data: 27 Ago 2017 alle ore 05:52 PDT Well wandering and getting lost in the cities mean observing some curious details. Being passionate about […]