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  • Pienza, Italy
    Italy

    Pienza | A Tuscan Town Not To Be Missed!

    Pienza, Italy Pienza is a small town situated in the Val d’Orcia, in the southern part of Tuscany. Located in the middle between Montepulciano and Montalcino, Pienza is part of the province of Siena, which is…

  • Frescoes
    General Info

    How Frescoes Were Made

    How Were Frescoes Made? Have you ever wondered how frescoes were made by the great masters of the Italian Renaissance including Giotto, Raphael, and Michelangelo? I was fascinated when I learned exactly how…

  • Discovering Prato, Italy
    Italy

    Discovering Prato | Off The Beaten Path

    Discovering Prato We discovered Prato, Italy on a day trip from Florence. We took the train and planned to spend the entire day investigating this small town. It seemed to have quite a…

  • Cortona, Italy
    Italy

    Cortona, Italy | Need To Be Part Billygoat

    Cortona, Italy   Twice Gary and I have been very fortunate to visit Cortona, Italy. In 2012 we stayed for several nights and again in 2017 visited for the day. We laugh…