Savouring Siena…

Savouring Siena…

There are many lovely and amazing places in Italy. However, when it comes to medieval cities, Siena certainly takes the cake. Although we weren’t staying in this notable Tuscan municipality, we ventured there for the day, and it was definitely a trip worth...
Mangia! Mangia! Mangia!

Mangia! Mangia! Mangia!

Food is a big part of Italian life. Pizza, pasta, gelati, paninis…there are so many things that one can expose their palate to, and we’re totally embracing that. For the most part, Italians cook with the seasons and typically use local products and...
Sotto Il Sole Toscano…

Sotto Il Sole Toscano…

Florence is unanimously recognized as the cradle of the Renaissance year after year. It attracts crowds of Italian and foreign tourists (like us) to admire the marvelous churches, sumptuous buildings, and museums that make it so unique. The most famous museums in...
Cioccolato, Per Favore!

Cioccolato, Per Favore!

One of the best things one can do in Italy is eat. Although we typically associated Italian cuisine with pasta, and pizza, there are obvious experts in other areas like dessert, and more specifically; chocolate. We were fortunate enough to visit Dona Malina, in the Le...
A Morning “Passeggiata” in Florence…

A Morning “Passeggiata” in Florence…

After a good night’s sleep and a plentiful breakfasts, “The Saints” met their walking tour guide, Maia, in the hotel lobby and we all head out on an adventure through the charming streets of Firenze. We made our way to Santa Maria Novella (yes,...
Buongiorno, Firenze!

Buongiorno, Firenze!

Benvenuti a Firenze! The students from St. George’s have arrived in Florence (lucky them). We didn’t waste any time after checking in to our hotel, Palazzo Ognissanti, and head straight to the Basilica of Santa Maria Novella. It’s not your average...

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