Italy

Family Days Out In Tuscany

Family Days Out In Tuscany

When you’re visiting Tuscany, there’s a real temptation to stay put and enjoy the sunshine and facilities on your campsite or at your villa however, I would recommend that you pack a bag with some sunscreen, water and snacks and head out exploring this interesting and historical part of Italy. Here’s a list of places […]

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  19th October 2017   No comments
How Balsamic Vinegar is Made

How Balsamic Vinegar is Made

We buy and use quite a lot of balsamic vinegar. We buy the standard vinegar you find on supermarket shelves and use it for salad dressings and for cooking. We’ve always liked the flavour it adds to food and Anna has been cutely calling it “binegar” since she was very small. So when we were on […]

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  27th August 2016   No comments
Slip away with the family to Sirmione, Lake Garda

Slip away with the family to Sirmione, Lake Garda

Lake Garda is one of northern Italy’s most popular holiday destinations. It also happens to be Italy’s largest freshwater lake. Having spent nearly a week there with my three children (aged 11, 11 and 13), I now understand why so many families flock there every year. It’s beautiful and so easy to get to. Lake Garda […]

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  4th August 2016   No comments