My gelato obsession – how to find the best gelato

Gelato flavours and best places to try this delicious Italian dessert

I tasted my first proper gelato on the banks of Lake Garda, Italy, in the pretty town of Sirmione. It was a far cry from the whipped up sugary technicolour mess that passed for gelato in my childhood. This version was creamy and full of flavour. I wanted to savour every mouthful. These days gelato […]

Lucca: things to do in the walled Tuscan city

lucca italy points of interest

Where can you go in Italy to experience a small medieval city away from hordes of tourists? We visited pretty Lucca during a trip to Tuscany and would return in a heartbeat. There are so many things to do in Lucca and we barely scratched the surface on our two day visit. In this relaxed Tuscan city, the eating, […]