Tour of Tuscany: Siena, San Gimignano, Pisa, and Leonardo’s Hometown

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Tuscany: the name conjures such wonderfully evocative images, doesn’t it? Of snaking country roads lined with poker straight cypress trees that reach for an azure blue, cloudless sky. Of the Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo’s "David" and the Medici family who ruled over Florence. Of fields of bobbing sunflowers that...

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Things To Do In Palermo: What To See, Do, Eat And Drink

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Situated in the center of the Mediterranean Sea, partway between Europe and Africa, the island of Sicily is a fabulously fascinating melting pot of cultures. Its key strategic position at the crossroads of several trade routes meant that many civilizations tried, and often failed, to take control of the island. From early Phoenicians to...

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