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family holiday in tuscany part 2
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Family Holidays in Tuscany – Part 2 – San Gimignano & Pisa

In this less than summery weather that we’re having in the UK, I can’t help but reminisce back to our sunny Easter family holiday in Tuscany where we visited San Gimignano and Pisa amongst other amazing places. We took our 3.5 year old and 10 month old to Tuscany and enjoyed lots of exploring, eating and drinking (the latter was just us adults though!).

Part 1 included how we got to Tuscany and the local villages of Lari, Palaia and Volterra. In this part, we take you to the city of Pisa (which many write-off as they think it’s only about the tourist trap of the leaning tower) and Volterra’s hilltop enemy of San Gimignano…

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A Vespa in Tuscany

On our recent travels to Italy, I finally ventured out on a vespa in Tuscany and loved every minute of it.

Everyone who Vespas says it’s the only way to see Tuscany and it always looked so cool. Last year, we didn’t get a chance to venture out, but this year, there were two vespas at our disposal and I plucked-up the courage to give it a go.  And I’m so glad I did!Continue reading

can't wait to visit Rome
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Why I can’t wait to visit Rome

If you follow this blog or my instagram, you’ll know how much I love the Italian way of life. The food, the culture, the rolling vineyards, the history – everything about it seems to be the idyllic lifestyle. This may be a little romanticised, yes, but the time I’ve spent there in recent years, has given me some of the most unforgettable memories. Plus, it’s made me want to explore the rest of country on future visits…Continue reading

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