Month: December 2020

Movies That Will Get You Excited About Visiting Italy

Movies That Will Get You Excited About Visiting Italy

December 22, 2020

Italy is a land that is full of history and beautiful places only waiting to be discovered. No matter how many pictures you flip through, nothing, like a movie, can give you a sense of Italy's unique beauty. Over the past hundred or so years, we have been rewarded with some fantastic films that fully highlight their elegance. So, whether you have an Italian holiday on your calendar yet, or you're only looking for some extra inspiration to book some flights, here are some movie picks that you need to watch.  Set in different parts of Italy, these movies will… read more
Top 10 Tuscan Recipes For Every Taste Buds

Top 10 Tuscan Recipes For Every Taste Buds

December 15, 2020

Tuscan cuisine originated from the term “cucina povera” which means poor kitchen in English. These kinds of dishes are made from simple yet the finest quality of ingredients in the market.  This is a trademark of the Tuscans, standing by their products, taking pride in having the best quality in town - even if some products are available only a few times annually and also if this means hunting and browsing every store the best deals.    Below are the top ten Tuscan recipes that made our list that everyone will undoubtedly take a bite of!    Bistecca Alla Fiorentina … read more
Radda in Chianti: What’s good about this town? 

Radda in Chianti: What’s good about this town? 

December 11, 2020

  Radda may have lost its centrality distinctions back in 1555, but its  glorious past had led it to become one of the most outstanding towns in the area of Chianti Classico. It got its name “Radda in Chianti” to commemorate its wine production; the town’s best offerings.    Besides the impressive stone walls and magnificent landscape views, Radda in Chianti is the perfect place if you are searching for tranquility alongside wine. Today, we will give you a short walk through the town’s masterpieces.    Wine Tasting and Tours  It is crystal clear that the best thing about this… read more
The History Behind the Etruscans

The History Behind the Etruscans

December 9, 2020

  Ancient residents of Italy with no clear place of origin, the Etruscans have permanently inhabited the Tuscan heritage history. They inhabited the Tuscia or Etruria, the modern-day Tuscany. Even though they call themselves 'Rasenna,' they were commonly named Etruscans because the Latins referred to them as Tusci or Etrusci. Altough we don't know that much about the history behind the Etruscans, there are two claims concerning the Etruscan origin: that they are natives and not.  The Theories: The first theory was proposed by Dionysus of Halicarnassus, a Greek historian, saying that Etruscans is one of the early civilizations that… read more