Monthly Archives: November 2014

A sneak-peak into the decadent lives of Italy’s high society…

Paolo Sorrentino’s film La Grande Bellezza is an incredible film which I fully recommend. It is a compelling tragicomedy which focuses on Italy’s upper class. It is an overload for the senses, with richness, strangeness and sadness all mixed into … Continue reading

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You’re my sweet honey pumpkin pie…

For such a famous vegetable, the pumpkin has a dull reputation; in the United Kingdom except for a bit of excitement around Halloween, it is dismissed. On the other hand, Italians, love pumpkins far too much to smash them in … Continue reading

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Old wines and friends improve with age…

Italy varies widely when it comes to climate and terrain. The northern regions have very hot summers and super-cold winters and are therefore excellent for villa rentals in Tuscany . At La Collina del Sole set in the middle of … Continue reading

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Where the wild things are…

Halloween as we know it does not exist in Italy so if you are at Lucca villa rental expecting to go trick or treating you are in for a surprise!!! Italians celebrate all hallows day with a church service to … Continue reading

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