Tuscany and Italy Travel

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in Italy, Travel

Andrea Bocelli – Teatro del Silenzio

On our recent holiday in Tuscany, we were lucky enough to get tickets to the often sold-out concert of Andrea Bocelli in the Teatro del Silenzio, Lajatico.

It’s something we’ve wanted to do since the family moved to Tuscany, as we heard it really is something quite special. Andrea Bocelli is from the Tuscan village of Lajatico and every Summer he performs an outdoor concert in the specially built amphitheatre in the hills. People travel from far and wide to see this once-in-a-lifetime experience and you don’t have to be a lover of opera to appreciate it. Continue reading

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in Italy, Travel

My holiday in Italy

So after 10 days in the wonderful country that is Italy, I’m back in blighty and reminiscing daily (while enjoying a glass of Prosecco).

Every time I go to Italy I fall in love with it more. I love the language, the food, the Prosecco (obvs), the scenery, the olive oil, the vespas…Continue reading

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in Italy, Lifestyle, Travel

A honeymoon in Italy – Part 3 – Tuscany

So the 3rd and final part of our honeymoon in Italy (after Venice and Lake Garda), was 8 days in Tuscany. And what a beautiful 8 days they were!

We were lucky enough to be able to stay at my new in-laws house, which they’d vacated for us and is in a quiet village called Soiana, has it’s own pool and beautiful terrace and balconies on each floor. Lucky us! Because it was in a family house, the fridges were stocked, the cellar was full of wine and it meant we could truly kick back and relax. We had the run of the place (thanks mummy and daddy in law).Continue reading