Torre Argentina Cat Sanctuary If you’ve heard of Julius Caesar and the Ides of March, you’ll be familiar with the home to hundreds of Rome’s most lovable feline strays. The Torre Argentina Cat Sanctuary is in the square of Largo di Torre Argentina, the place where Julius Caesar met his […]Read More
Venice, Italy. Bellissimo! Bellissimo is the absolute superlative of the adjective “bello” (meaning that there’s nothing better at all). So, when I say “questo città è bellissimo” it translates to “this city is very, very, very beautiful”. Bellissimo Venice! I add the exclamation point because Venice holds a special place […]Read More
Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go. ~ Truman Capote I have to agree with Capote. Romantic Venice is intoxicating, rich, and too many of her pleasures in one sitting will definitely leave you with a tummy ache. But to me, Venice Italy is […]Read More
Venice! The charming grandeur of this city in the sea grabs you from the very moment you step on her shores. Romance and history abound. However, her labyrinth streets and bridges can present a bit of a challenge for the newcomer, so having a knowledgeable Walks of Italy guide to […]Read More
The world’s largest collection of original drawings from Leonardo Da Vinci – his Codex Atlanticus – can be found on exhibition in the Basilica of Santa Maria Delle Grazie and the Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan. Leonardo completed these works from 1478 to 1519. The variety of contents is astounding. Subjects […]Read More
Bread salad?! Does that sound odd to anyone but me? We’re a huge fan of bread. House Sitting here in Tuscany has given us a whole new appreciation for fresh, warm bread delivered by The Bread Man. But Bread Salad, just somehow didn’t seem quite right. Until we had our […]Read More
Come join us as we feast on the glorious food of Florence with Walks of Italy! Wine, olives, crostini, cheeses, meats, and even a sampling of the famous Florence Lampredotto…what an (umm, unusual) experience!
Our Florence Food Tour was more than just eating – it was a wonderful and unique way to taste a different side of Italy. Read more about our Florence Food Tour experience – including all the stops we made and the amazing food and drink we tasted – HERE.
We hope you enjoy being a part of our Italian travels as much as we enjoy sharing them with you!
Cheryl & Lisa