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Month: Oct, 2018

A course to learn the secrets of soap making

The art of saponification should not be lost, and it is for this reason that many people still try to learn how to produce their own detergents at an artisan level, through what are the courses that, in every part of Italy, allow you to become experts in these techniques.

If you've fallen in love with handmade soap, like the one produced by L'Officina dei Saponi, you'll discover everything behind a fragrant, delicate and natural detergent.

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Distillery: History and tasting

The distillery is the place where, par excellence, liqueurs and, in general, spirits of excellent quality are produced, and where it is also possible to taste them in peace and quiet, and perhaps even together with the consumption of the right foods.

Our country is really known also for the presence of distilleries that offer tastings and that allow you to buy excellent products, such as Peter in Florence for Tuscany.

However, despite the fact that many Italians have consumed a distillate at least once in their lifetime, knowledge about the history of distilleries is not yet so widespread.

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Food and wine tastings in Tuscany. Combining wine with food

Our country really has a great resource, consisting of the presence of many different flavors and specialties. Tuscany is a land where this is really a tangible aspect, and the food and wine tastings are a must for all those who love to discover this land in a deep and interesting way.

Buying an excellent wine, such as those proposed by i-Tuscany, can put you spoilt for choice, and this is why knowing both the taste of the oenological products and how to combine them with food can be an excellent starting point to make a targeted purchase.

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Aquatrekking: Discovering Tuscany waterways

A different way to get to know the Tuscan territory could be Acquatrekking, an activity thanks to which, various types of waterways suitable for different types of participants, you can really discover the natural beauty of a region that has so much to offer.

For those who do not know what acquatrekking is, an excursion made in this way could be really full of beautiful surprises.

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The historical train of Garfagnana from La Spezia to Castelnuovo di Garfagnana

The historical train of Garfagnana from La Spezia to Castelnuovo di Garfagnana


The train today is seen as a means of locomotion, often fast and comfortable, characterized by efficiency. However, there are means that can represent the history of our country: this happens for the historical train of the Garfagnana.
This train, in fact, allows all those who want to appreciate the area, and who also want to make a real dive into the past, to spend a day of "slow" positive. [...]

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Learning to match oil: how to best enjoy food

The combination of oil with food is a very important aspect, especially if you want to enhance the taste of a particular dish. [...]

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