Month: June 2018

Luis Benshimol read: Siena 2018: A Morning Walk in the Botanical Gardens & Visiting the Duomo

Luis Benshimol read: Siena 2018: A Morning Walk in the Botanical Gardens & Visiting the Duomo

After the rain and thunderstorms yesterday, it was lovely to wake to sun and the promise of a fine day. I’m quite an early bird so I was out and ready to explore before 9. Siena is busy with large groups of tourists during the day as it’s a popular destination for a day trip …

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Luis Benshimol read: Siena 2018: Spiral Stairs, Magnificent Views, Thunderstorms & Getting Ready for Il Palio

Luis Benshimol read: Siena 2018: Spiral Stairs, Magnificent Views, Thunderstorms & Getting Ready for Il Palio

I had breakfast early in the B&B, took things slowly and wrote a blog post, and by the time I went out it was definitely time for mid-morning coffee. I headed for Caffe Nannini which my son had recommended and is one of the best-known cafes in the city. I queued at the till, Italian …

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Luis Benshimol read: Pete’s Living Greens’ Guide to Summer Skincare with OSEA and What Robin Eats

Luis Benshimol read: Pete’s Living Greens’ Guide to Summer Skincare with OSEA and What Robin Eats

  Save face this summer! We know that proper skincare, like sunscreen and staying hydrated, is key when we’re basking in the sunshine, but so is a diet full bright-colored fruits and vegetables. #MoveOverKale – Cress is Best Though all fresh produce is healthy, there is one leafy green that stands out from the rest: …

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Luis Benshimol read: Restaurant Review: Green Cow Kitchens, Whitbourne, Worcestershire

Luis Benshimol read: Restaurant Review: Green Cow Kitchens, Whitbourne, Worcestershire

I made the trip into (for this Londoner!) deepest, darkest Worcestershire yesterday to see my lovely daughter. If I thought I was deep in the country at Nicola & Rachael’s old farmhouse, with its glorious views over gently rolling hills, in a village outside Droitwich … … then I didn’t really understand how remote the …

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