Lucca in Tuscany
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Lucca is a city in Tuscany, just a 30 minute drive from Pisa. It’s famous for the medieval walls that encircle the historic old town, as well as its towers and historical churches. Lucca was also apparently an important meeting place for Julius Caesar and Marcus Crassus. In 1822 the

Isola Bella in Taormina
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We love Taormina in Sicily and have visited many times. I don’t know about you, but I love going back to a place. I love already having a sense of the restaurants I really liked, which beaches were the best, where the best coffee was served… but also, it’s amazing

pasta dishes
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Updated May 2024 We’re partial to a bit of Italian on a Saturday for lunch. Isn’t everyone? Whilst Italian cuisine is one of the best in the world (or THE best if you’re speaking to my Italian husband) there can be bad or ‘meh’ Italian restaurants. Believe me, there is

Osteria RossoDiVino in Taormina
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We’ve been to Taormina many times over the years and enjoyed wonderful meals. There are so many eating options to choose from – from street food to pizzerias to fine dining. In fact, according to Tripadvisor there are 205 restaurants in Taormina so how do you ensure you choose the