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Siena in Tuscany Italy

Siena in Tuscany Italy

If visiting Tuscany then I recommend a visit to Siena; set on three hills with the Piazza del Campo at its centre, reached by winding alleyways and steep staircases. Founded by Senius and Ascanio sons of Remus (twin to Romulus who founded Rome), with statues of the wolf feeding twins spotted throughout. Declared as a(…)

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10 Things to know Before Visiting Tuscany

10 Things to know Before Visiting Tuscany

Tuscany is most certainly one of those places that should be on everyone’s travel bucket lists.  Known for its beautiful landscapes, architecture, history, art and culture as well as fine wines and cheeses. With its central location Tuscany is also a great place to stay for access to travelling to other parts of Italy. Italy(…)

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Easter in Italy

Easter in Italy

We went to Figline Valdarno in Italy for Easter: Italians celebrate Easter over the course of five days – starting with a wide range of religious and folklorist events: Holy Thursday – churches open their doors and welcome followers to visit their elaborately flower-decorated altars to pay respect to Jesus during his time of death(…)

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Half Marathon Training Tapering Easter Holidays

Half Marathon Training Tapering Easter Holidays

Heading closer to the Half Marathon big day and feeling more nervous. Really wanting to put in the extra mileage but actually hurting so much that I have been worried about running at all! It is now that I am fearing that I won’t make it. Worrying whether it is advisable to switch which trainers(…)

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