Have you ever tasted Colomba Pasquale ( Easter dove in English )? Not yet? Here follows some photos I took on the ‘backstage’ of Fratelli Lunardi bakery in Quarrata – Pistoia – http://www.fratellilunardi.it This special kind of soft pastry needs many rising hours to be ready for the oven in this case the Lunardi brothers … More Easter time : it’s Colomba sweet time in Italy!
Sometimes you have treasures around you , you could never thought about & you discover them just because you are a curious person! That’s exactly what happened to me some days ago : I went – for the first time – into a Fabiani jewelry in my birth town , Pistoia, and while I was … More Pistoia : a jewelry that is jewel itself
Found a nice shop in Santa Teresa di Gallura with original items in a beautiful location …do you want to pop in with me? Please follow me😉👍😍👛👝👠
If a wine tasting in Chianti is a must ,after having seen these photos , you definetely discover another must see & of course you will want to stop by Nora Kravis to visit her by www.chianticashmere.com so that this becomes another must! Just 3 Km from Radda in Chianti you will find all this …& … More Chianti it is not only wine…even cashmere!
Shoes are one of my passions since I was a child : my father was a footwear agent for the export market so I’ve had the chance to smell , see , touch & try many samples : from ballerinas to high heel pumps , sandals, boots, mules ….all of them made in Italy , … More MAASAI PROJECT sandals & bags by Pikolinos in Florence
Some sun, some nice mild weather & it’s time for shopping !!! Just some shots to show how is coloured our spring in Tuscany👏👍😍❤️
…even prêt à porter clothes created by Tiziana, stylist & designer , with great beautiful colours with light materials for the up coming spring & summertime! Run by two sisters , Tiziana & Carmen , this atelier was opened about 40 years ago by their mother Grazia , producing top quality handmade dresses “alta moda … More Not only wedding dresses by Sidoti Moda in Genoa …
Yes, did you know this? Not only superb wines , lovely landscapes , art & architecture but also a real sweet valley made of maitres chocolatiers! In Pistoia, Prato, Firenze and Pisa we can offer a huge choice of this delicious product: the best ingredients, the most original mix of dried fruits, spirits , wine … More Chocolate valley : in Tuscany we have this too!
A wonderful time in Pistoia yesterday night : from 9 :00 pm until over midnight all the shops showed their clothes & items outside the door on the street & celebrate the sales’ beginning! Some shops were so beautiful, live music in the street & lots of people enjoying shopping & fresher night air 😍😍😍 … More Pistoia : an exaordinary shopping night for sales !
Since I was child July was a very happy month for me : first of all because of my birthday on the 5th 🎉🎊🎁🎁🎁🎂🎂🎉than , on the 25th the patron’s celebration – Sant’ Jacopo -with Giostra dell Orso ( a kind of Palio in Siena : an horse race in the main square of … More Made in Pistoia : enjoy July with Pistoia Blues Festival!
Walking in Florence & falling in love with a street : yes it is possible if you just forget for a moment the most glam street & you cross the river Arno & just let you lead from the San Frediano quarter…your eyes will be full of beauty in a minute & your nose … More San Frediano : a charming street in Florence
Here we are : one of the most important road of Pistoia , the so called , at the beginning of last century , “camionabile” – from camion = truck in English – because it was the first big direct road that was leading to Bologna , the North of Italy – in a quick … More Made in Pistoia : The first STREETFOOD in Pistoia!
Here 4 you , some floral & coloured clothes from a nice boutique shop in Pistoia . Just have a look to the bright shades of yellow, pink & orange with matching accessories , mocassins & ballerinas , small bags & big ones with fringes ! This is Italian casual & trandy fashion you can … More Pistoia : spring colours 4 fashion MITO boutique
Please don’t ️️miss ️it ️when in London : everything you can desire is Here ! Fashion shops,beauty shops, food, parfums ,drink, Theatre, cafes , restaurants,market,street artists ,live music, happenings , champagne, chocolate, teashop & …..people of any kind & colour , children That can run as in a small town’s Church square without cars In … More London to me : Covent Garden a small Beautiful world
Not only food………Sometimes we have the time to shop & have fun ( if we can still fit the same size after all our tastings😬😬😬) ️here I am with Sonja & Brenda owners Of http://www.mondo-organics.com.au Let’s see How much they Love Italian fashion with an authentic Italian personal shopper as me 😉😉 !
Such a Wonderful weather we had ! end October as spring time in Liguria a visit to the pittoresque Harbour Of Portofino & then….a boat to fly over the Sea direction ……Rapallo ! To visit the best delicatessen drug store in town http://www.parlacomemangi.com where even Catherine Zeta Jones & Micheal Douglas stopped too😉😉👍👍 A Special … More Portofino & Rapallo by boat !
The first temporary shoe shop in My town ! “Didì le fou ” is its name: located on a street corner exposing nice high hills shoes & sandals , offers a huge choice of ladies footwears. Pop in & have a Look it’s Open even on Thursday night but ….just until The end Of June😉😍👠👡👢👞👠 … More A temporary #shoe shop in #Pistoia👠👡👢👞👟👠👟
I met Mr Giovanni Lucchetti and his daughter in front Of their wonderful shop & they told me about their family tradition, 5 generations have been running this family business . I am in love with old shops with a past and this has a lot to tell us indeed ❤️ The door is an … More LUCCHETTI JEWLERY : SINCE 1873 IN CHIAVARI
Munich : Bavaria, Germany Lived in This beautiful town about 30 years ago to study German language and today I found it still very Interesting , clean , tidy, elegant & safe to be a big city. The windows shops are shining with New winter collections & restaurants & cafes are very welcoming at any … More A luxury delicatessen food store in Munich :Alois Dallmayr
Milkeria in Firenze Borgo degli Albizi 87R ( just close to The Bargello museum , in The city center) Last Saturday I had the pleasure to meet my friend Paul from Sydney in Florence & decided to try this brand new ice cream shop in The heart Of town. ‘Organic’ is the word you can … More La MILKERIA : organic original Italian ice cream in Florence ~Tuscany
Here we are : a shopping tour with a Look to The Windows & to fashion café as Fendi one, really a Special one !😍😍🍸🍸🍴🍝🍷🌈 Have A small village on The harbour created in 1967 by the prince Karim Aga Khan IV Who fell in love with its magical coasts. My first time here was … More Postcard from Sardinia: Porto Cervo shopping tour
illyshop Rome Via dei Due Macelli, 59D – Rome Tel 06.69190715 Hours: open daily 9:00 to 19:30 The project illypoint illy distributes its products in a selective way, within places able to express and represent his world: the best bars illy, the online shop http://www.shop.illy.com, specifically the illy and, from 2011, the illyshop , real … More THE ILLYSHOP PROJECT : WHERE TO FIND THEM
This is what I love in London and I can’t find in Italy: such nice original shops! This is in Covent Garden
This is the first boutique opened by the Founder Guccio Gucci ( That’s why the logo has his monogram : GG)