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Reminiscing Italy Part IV - Siena

About an hour away by bus from Florence is the medieval city of Siena. Although a day was not enough to explore the city, it was nice to get away from the crowd in Florence and explore something different.


Siena and the Mystery Meat

Today marked day 6 of our Tuscan vacation and we headed to historic and beautiful Siena. It is a medieval town and its center has been declared a World Heritage Site. 606 more words


A bone shattering bus ride

We took a bus from Florence to Siena. The bus ride was very bumpy and a little scary (the driver only had one hand on the wheel and the other on his mobile phone). 107 more words

Journey to smell the Etruscan: Siena ~ Toscana ~ Italia


Siena is a city in Tuscany, Italy. It is the capital of the province of Siena.  Siena is a medieval city in the region of Tuscany, located in the north of Italy some 70 km (43 mi) south of Florence. 883 more words


4 Cities, 1 Weekend

Ciao miei amori!

This past weekend I was lucky enough to have traveled to four different cities within Italy. On Saturday I went to Siena & San Gimignano, and Sunday to Lake Granada & Verona.  613 more words

Study Abroad

Venice & Siena: 1 storm and a few desserts

If Italians know how to do one thing right, it’s Happy Hour.

“Apertivo” is when your 2,50 euro beer also gets you a full plate of delicious Italian snacks — or in some cases an entire meal. 833 more words

Out Of Town