Category Archives: Tuscany

Truffle Hunting in Tuscany

white truffles of Tuscany

I have to admit, I didn’t take it real well when our plans to go truffle hunting in Le Marche fell through because of rainy weather. We ended up having a local adventure, but I wanted to eat truffles, dammit. So when the first day of spring arrived with sunshine, we headed out to the hills […]

Florence as a Day Trip from Rome

As much as I love to plan, life sometimes gets in the way. That is how a recent weekend away in Florence turned into a day trip. Luckily, Florence is an easy day trip from Rome. Just 1.5 hours away by (fast) train, the city is accessible if you are craving a break from Rome, or […]

Saturnia Hot Springs

After a great lunch in Sovana, we had earned a little R&R.  We piled back into our cinque cento, clown car style, and set off for the nearby village of Saturnia. Exploring another Tuscan town was not the priority. Instead, we were on the hunt for thermal hot springs. The Saturnia hot springs are in […]