Category Archives: Florence

♦ An Elegant Afternoon in Florence ♦

♥ La Dolce Vita Visits “a Noble Palazzo in the Heart of Florence” ♥ Ah, Florence! There is just so much to see and experience in this iconic and magnificent city… There so much to see that, in a short … Continue reading

Posted in Come to Italy with Victoria!, Florence, Food Tourism, Italian Culture, Italian Style, Italian Talks Articles, Italy Travel Tips, Travel TipZ, Tuscany | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

🍷 MORE Italian Wine Trails & Tales… with Susan Nelson! 🍷

🍷Famous Sustainable Tuscan Winery Merges Delicately with Nature 🍷 Chianti Classico and Antinori are almost synonymous but the Antinori family isn’t one to rest on its reputation…Susan introduces us to their innovative and futuristic approach to wine making…   Buried … Continue reading

Posted in Chianti Country, Eco-Tourism, Florence, Food Tourism, Italian Culture, Italian Style, Italian Wine Trails & Tales, Italy Travel Tips, Made in Italy!, Meet Local Artisans, Travel TipZ, Tuscany | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

♥ My Italian Journey: More Tuscany ♥

♥ La Dolce Vita Loves Tuscany! ♥ “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” – Thomas Merton Is it possible to ever get enough of Tuscany?  As I come to the last few days … Continue reading

Posted in Boomer Travel, Chianti Country, Come to Italy with Victoria!, Design YOUR Dream Trip to Italy, Dual Citizenship, Florence, Food Tourism, Growing Up Italian, Inspired Travel, Is a Tour for You?, Italian Culture, Italian Style, Italy Travel Tips, La Dolce Vita!, Lucca, Made in Italy!, Meet Local Artisans, MIlestone Celebrations, Multi-Generational Travel, Rewarding Sightseeing, Roots in the Boot, Siena, Solo Travel, The Savvy Traveler | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

♥ My Italian Journey Returns to Tuscany ♥

♥ La Dolce Vita Loves Tuscany! ♥ “The charm of Italy is akin to that of being in love.” – Stendhal Starting in Florence, the “cradle of the Renaissance”, let’s take walks and explore the picturesque hill town of Siena … Continue reading

Posted in Boomer Travel, Chianti Country, Come to Italy with Victoria!, Design YOUR Dream Trip to Italy, Dual Citizenship, Florence, Food Tourism, Growing Up Italian, Inspired Travel, Is a Tour for You?, Italian Culture, Italian Style, Italy Travel Tips, La Dolce Vita!, Lucca, Made in Italy!, Meet Local Artisans, MIlestone Celebrations, Multi-Generational Travel, Rewarding Sightseeing, Roots in the Boot, Siena, Solo Travel, The Savvy Traveler | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

♥ My Italian Journey: My Tuscan Roots ♥

♥ La Dolce Vita Returns to Her Roots ♥ “Where you are is who you are. The further inside you the place moves, the more your identity is intertwined with it. Never casual, the choice of place is the choice … Continue reading

Posted in Boomer Travel, Chianti Country, Come to Italy with Victoria!, Dual Citizenship, Florence, Food Tourism, Growing Up Italian, Inspired Travel, Is a Tour for You?, Italian Culture, Italian Style, Italy Travel Tips, La Dolce Vita!, Lucca, Made in Italy!, Meet Local Artisans, MIlestone Celebrations, Multi-Generational Travel, Rewarding Sightseeing, Roots in the Boot, Siena, Solo Travel, The Savvy Traveler | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Going to Florence? Bring Your Smelling Salts!

Florence is a treasure trove of classic art, a must destination for art lovers and students. In droves, visitors flock to the Uffizi, the Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, Santa Croce, the Bargello…

Posted in Come to Italy with Victoria!, Florence, La Dolce Vita!, Rewarding Sightseeing, Travel Planning, Travel TipZ, Tuscany | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Spotlight on: The San Lorenzo Complex in Florence

Il Complesso di San Lorenzo The San Lorenzo Complex That the Medici family acquired enormous power and wealth as bankers and financiers and influenced the legacy of Florence and Tuscany is undeniable… From the early 15th century and the beginnings … Continue reading

Posted in Come to Italy with Victoria!, Florence, Inspired Travel, Rewarding Sightseeing, Solo Travel, Tuscany | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

♥ NEW!!! Let’s DiZcover Tuscany’s Treasures…Together! ♥

Announcing! A New Boutique Tour from PostcardZ from Victoria! You are cordially invited to join us in magnificent, breathtaking Tuscany! Let’s DiZcover Tuscany’s Treasures! September 23 – October 2, 2016

Posted in Chianti Country, Come to Italy with Victoria!, Florence, Food Tourism, Inspired Travel, Is a Tour for You?, La Dolce Vita!, Meet Local Artisans, Multi-Generational Travel, Pisa, Pistoia, Rewarding Sightseeing, Siena, Solo Travel, The Best Time to Travel, Travel TipZ, Tuscany | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

I’m No Foodie But…

♥ I Do Love to Eat! ♥ And enjoying the regional and traditional cuisine wherever I go is, for me, one of the greatest pleasures of traveling and truly living la dolce vita! Now, I’m no where near as adventurous … Continue reading

Posted in Come to Italy with Victoria!, Florence, Food Tourism, Inspired Travel, La Dolce Vita!, Puglia, Rewarding Sightseeing, Rome, The Veneto, Travel TipZ, Tuscany, Venice | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Arriverderci & Grazie, Florence!

Florence!  What’s not to LOVE about Florence?? “Cradle of the Renaissance”, home to jaw dropping, iconic, glorious art…Virtually overflowing with beauty and unforgettable magnificence… Every time I step into the Piazza della Signoria, I am overwhelmed with a sense of … Continue reading

Posted in Come to Italy with Victoria!, Florence, Food Tourism, Gelato, Inspired Travel, La Dolce Vita!, Rewarding Sightseeing, Solo Travel, The Savvy Traveler, Tuscany, Victoria's Travel TipZ Italian Style | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments