Weekends

A Weekend in Nice

The "Côte D'Azur" the Azure Coast, better known as The French Riviera and her biggest city: Nice. It's been said, but I have to say it again; Nice is Nice! Nice started showing up on the foreign radar in the second half of the 18th century when the British Royalty and Aristocrats came flocking to this Mediterranean seaside jewel of a city. This gave way to the coining of the city's main seaside boardwalk, as the Walkway of the English (Promenade…

Tuscan Countryside

Take a tour of the Tuscan countryside with me. Pisa The Leaning Tower of Pisa, a camapnile or free-standing belltower world famous for it's unintended tilt. Located in the Cathedral Square known as the "Piazza del Duomo" or even Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles) alongside the Cathedral and Baptistery which today belongs to the Catholic Church. Construction began in the 12th century. Montepulciano A medieval town located on a hillside in the Tuscan countryside. Famous for their wine Vino…

A Weekend in Siena Italy

Siena is a beautiful Tuscan city well known for its beautiful fan-shaped piazza and medieval brick buildings. It is surrounded by the snow-capped Apennine Mountains and rolling green hills of olive groves and vineyards. Sightseeing Piazza del Campo Siena's premier square   Torre del Mangia 14th Century Tower that offers a splendid view of the whole city. Cathedrale di Santa Maria, better known as the Duomo You can visit the Cathedral, The Baptistery, The Crypt, The Museum, The Piccolomini Library,…