Pisas tiny church by the river

Pisa’s Tiny Church by the River

Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa - Italian Notes

Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa

What to see at Piazza dei Miracoli apart from the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Piaggio Vespa scooter history

60 years ago, the Piaggio Vespa scooter transformed personal transportation and Italian lifestyle, and it’s still abuzz. 


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Photo from Italian bakery selling bread without salt

Tuscany’s bread without salt

Even though salt tax has long been abolished and the salt supply lines to central reestablished, people in Umbria and Tuscany still prepare bread without salt.

The fortress of Volterra

When you zigzag your way up to the fortress of Volterra in Tuscany, you cannot help feeling intimidated by the bombastic buildings on the edge of the abyss. 


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