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Under the Tuscan Moon

There is a sizzling passion for rural life in the Maremma of Tuscany. In the town I stayed called Scansano, there's this one lady and all she does is bake cakes. She is very old...
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Hakuna Ricotta

"It means no worries..." or "Senza pensieri..." as Timon and Pumbaa sing in Italian. But even Simba knew he would only be convinced...
Coffee-Dessert

Coffee Scrub and Milk Bath. Spa Dolce Vita

In Italy, when someone offers you coffee or cappuccino, always say yes. Why? I don't know, it's just my gut feeling, but I haven't said no since arriving, I'm on my 4th one today...
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Cooking Pasta from Scratch in Tuscany

In Italy, Pasta is religion. Spaghetti is holy, chefs who do it well are worshipped for their craft, and tradition is everything. If you don’t do it right, move to Spain...
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Spa Treatments at Antico Casale di Scansano

Italy has me swooning for spa. I've been lucky enough to try a couple of amazing spas in Rome, but today is the big day. I am on my way to the promised land of Italy, the Tuscan Maremma, to stay at Antico Casale di Scansano. It's a 4-star...