Chocolate Pizza Anybody? June 7th 2010 My family and I have just returned from a week in Tuscany. One of my great passions is food so it’s not particularly surprising that we plonked ourselves in one of Italy's many great gastronomic centres.
We ate in the same restaurant three times during the week. It serves simple but delicious food using fresh and locally sourced ingredients. The added bonus is that with sterling at an 18 ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Vinci Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
I'm fortunate to work for an activity holiday company called Activities Abroad and as a result find myself travelling to far-flung corners in search of new adventures.
My favourite part of the world is Northern Scandinavia especially in winter when I get to go dog sledding, snowmobiling, gaze skywards at the Aurora Borealis and enjoy a host of other activities. Up there, they embrace winter rather than hide from it.... full info