I love Arezzo. It’s a Tuscan town that is mostly overlooked by travelers and tourists. Maybe that’s why it’s so endearing to me. You can walk around town and not hear a word of English being spoken. You’ll be surrounded by Italian families strolling through town, going about their every day activities. If you stay […]
Walking down this charming pathway to my apartment in Arezzo. Heading out each morning to have that perfect cappuccino to start the day. Eating a piadina filled with prosciutto and arugula from my favorite lunch spot. Shopping for handcrafted cheese at the weekly market and heading right home eat with a chunk of bread from […]
When I first made plans for a month in Arezzo in 2008 I ordered a map of the city so I could locate the school I would be attending and figure out where my apartment was. I wanted to get the lay of the land before I arrived. I started studying the map and noticed […]
I blogged about this spot some three years back when I spent a month studying in Arezzo. Each day on my way to school I passed a church which held a statue of the Madonna that I fell in love with. There was something about this piece of art that just spoke to me and […]
I love this view. Standing at the top of Anghiari’s ( located in the province of Arezzo) main street and gazing off into Umbria in the distance.
I’m not shy about professing my love for Arezzo and the surrounding area. It’s a slice of the real Tuscany and I could take up residence there in a heartbeat. If you find yourself near Arezzo and have a car, you really should take a drive to the medieval town of Anghiari. Situated on the […]
Need I say more. Italy, countryside, olive trees, old stone building…