Tuscany What makes up this beautiful countryside?
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Tuscany: What Makes Up This Beautiful Countryside in Italy?

Tuscany Tuscany and its landscape has to be some of the most beautiful in the world. The stunning views, even from the roadside will take your breath away. You can see the various shades of the earth, the distinctive Italian cypress trees, the vineyards and rolls of hay drying in the sun that makes you know – you are in Tuscany!   This post contains affiliated links that help keep this website running. By purchasing […]

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Assisi, Italy
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Assisi, Italy | Enjoy the Beauty, Magic & History

Assisi, Italy     Assisi is a hill town and comune located in the Province of Perugia in the Umbria region in central Italy. You can see exactly where it is located by clicking here:  https://goo.gl/maps/1wLo2tHaxTs Assisi was the birthplace of one of Italy’s patron saints, St. Francis (1181–1226). St Francis founded the Franciscan religious order in the town in 1208 along with St. Clare was the founder of the Poor Sisters.   This post […]

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2017 Year in Review, ouritalianjourney.com
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2017: A Year in Retrospect and A Look Ahead

2017: A Year in Retrospect and A Look Ahead   I can’t believe 2017 is coming to a close. Didn’t we just begin 2017? I will agree that the older we get, the faster time flies. People tell me that all the time and now I completely agree! So as most people do, here is a look back at our 2017 events and a bit about what we are looking forward to in 2018.   […]

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Top 12 Things To Do in Florence

Top 12 Things to do in Florence, Italy The top 12 things to do in Florence is a list of our favorite sites. We were very fortunate to recently spend 90-days in the historical center of Florence. Our apartment was just moments from the main sites to see in this beautiful city. We were just down the block from Piazza Della Signoria and a few minutes walk to the Duomo (Cathedral) and the Ponte Vecchio. […]

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Wood Doors Montalcino, Italy. ouritalianjourney.com
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Wood Doors | My Love & Obsession | Montalcino

Wood Doors – Montalcino If you read our blog, you know my photography craze with the wood doors in Italy. Again, my questions are always the same. Who and why did they choose the door; especially the shape and color. Who lives behind the door; are they the original owner that choose it? This post contains affiliated links I also noticed that most of the doors pictured are at an angle; well the street is. […]

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Bologna, Italy, 7 things not to miss
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When in Bologna, Italy | 7 Things Not to Miss

7 Things Not to Miss in Bologna, Italy   When you arrive in Bologna, you will notice right away its beautiful porticoes. These porticoes have protected people as far back to ancient times from the sun and rain, while in addition, also created an extension of the house above. Take your time in walking the streets. Look at all the different colors of each portico, the architecture and most of all, the beautiful floors. This […]

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