Food & pics: what a passion!

(eating also with eyes)
It is a long time since I have written my last post but this period is our low season, so I take time to relax, dedicate myself to my dear ones and passions and also to read, study and doing some courses. Never taken for granted what I have studied for my guide course, I […]

Boxing Day!

(i wish you a merry christmas....)
Have you had a serene Christmas? Here in Tuscany is raining and a cloudy day, one of those days you relax! Babbo Natale or better Santa Claus just passed with his gifts, here in Italy everywhere we have just run a food marathon…and the New Year’s Eve is on the way! VH1 is running Christmas […]

Just a sunny Fortress Monday in Livorno!

(not only Florence)
Livorno, Monday morning. It is not high season so we, tour guides, we can have more free time to see also the cities we live or we work in a more relaxed mood. I would describe my city as a slow city, a city you have to discover not in a hurry …The world “monday” […]

windows and doors!

(just look around yourself ,-) )
Every country has is own way to make windows and to make light enter into a flat or a house.  And also the doors gives you some information about people’s daily life. Here in Tuscany and also elsewhere in Italy, we have this big windows protected by wooden shutters and we sometimes they are decored […]

Elena Ferrante’s Naples : a photo wandering guide!

(not only Tuscany)
A novel, a book, a song…sometimes can be the excuse to plan a visit! Sometimes we travel in cities or places thanks to TV series, movies or pages. Personallythe first Isabel Allende’s books made me wish to take a plane and visit Chile, I fell in love with Australia thanks to INXS and Nick Cave, […]

The Florentine Cupid!

(people from florence)
My passion for photography is very linked to portraits and daily life. When I do tours in Florence one of the details I underline the most are street artists, painters, musicians or performers. This is part of the soul of this city. Or maybe a playful detail to see and observe, a moment when your […]

Livorno portraits

(people from livorno)
When I walk in a city I always observe the people working, expecially the old ones. I just imagine they have a special knowlegde and they take care of what they are doing. I always ask them sorry to take picture of them but personally I think photography is a great way to preserve memories […]

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 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 […]