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Siena View from Balcony with Food

Siena, home of the Palio

Siena, the home of the Palio, has held a special place in our hearts since Mark lived there in the fall of 2014. It’s a magical walled city in Tuscany, about an hour from...

6 Features for Your Indoor Camera

Six Key Indoor Camera Features

When we talk to our friends about smart home technology, everyone wants to discuss smart cameras. Which indoor camera features are most important? Which cameras are the best and most reliable? How much do...

Wine Tasting in Tuscany Bellaria

Wine Tasting in Tuscany (via Siena)

If you’ve ever tasted wine in Napa or other wineries in the US, you might think you are ready for wine tasting in Tuscany. But Italian vineyards operate a bit differently than what you...

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Amazon Echo Show Envy

About a month ago we visited our brother and sister-in-law back east in Connecticut. Joe and Michele are certainly tech-savvy – they have up to date iPhones, a smart TV and both of their...

Lucca scene from wall

Lucca: wrapped in a wall of culture

We love Tuscany and everything about it, the landscape, the food, the wine. Recently we got a chance to visit Lucca, a medieval walled city west of Florence which several friends have recommended as...

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Three Days in Cinque Terre (via Genoa)

We love Italy and we love the outdoors so we have been looking forward to visiting the Cinque Terre, the famous Italian “five towns” on the Mediterranean. We tried to go a few years...

Milan city scene

Milan: Easy Travel and the Last Supper

We have both traveled to Milan for business, together and separately. Milan is in the north and the largest business center in Italy, the heart of the country’s banking and fashion industry. The metro...