Making Sense of the Uffizi Gallery

Siro Chini has the relaxed confidence of someone who’s on very familiar territory as he leads our small group of six in to the Uffizi gallery in Florence. Picking up our pre-booked tickets and taking us directly past the queues, we began our introduction to the story of Florence and Renaissance art.

And, like so many good stories, it was a tale of power, money and sex.

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A Gastronomic Adventure in Tuscany’s Garfagnana

Heather Jarman is passionate about food. Her company Sapori & Saperi means ‘flavours and knowledge’ and her food tours, with their focus on slow food and artisan producers, brings this passion alive. Her boundless enthusiasm is infectious as she takes you deep into Tuscany’s food scene, visiting local family-run restaurants that you won’t find in the guidebooks; introducing you to producers using traditional methods; taking you behind the scenes to see food and crafts being made; and giving you the opportunity to learn how to make food this way yourself.

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