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Nightlife in Medieval Siena

Nightlife in Medieval Siena September 20, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Siena’s historic district, centered around Piazza Del Campo, may seem quiet tame during the day, what with all the family tours. However, at night it is a lively hangout with bars and clubs frequented by the University of Siena’s students and young visitors. Image: Neverending September One of the...

Dinner, Wine and Maybe a Nap at Ristorante Arnolfo

Dinner, Wine and Maybe a Nap at Ristorante Arnolfo September 14, 2010 | Food | Read More
Eating well while in Italy is like encountering crowds in New York’s Times Square – both are inevitable, even run-of-the-mill, in their settings. Sienese food is typical of the Chianti region, replete with some of the world’s finest extra virgin olive oil. Besides fascinating history, art and architecture,...

Il Palio di Siena

Il Palio di Siena September 9, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
A canon sounds in the background and as the smoke settles from it, ten men on horseback, dressed in what looks like royal regalia, step out into daylight. They align themselves before the signal to go sounds, and then they’re off, with crowds going ecstatic all the while. No, this is not a scene from...

Old Italian Charm at the Campo Regio Relais

Old Italian Charm at the Campo Regio Relais September 2, 2010 | Hotels | Read More
Siena’s old world charm is best enjoyed in one of its beautiful antique hotels. The locations of most of the hotels are rather inconvenient, or they skimp on the amenities. For a hotel with both the amenities and great location, stay at the Campo Regio Relais. Set in a charming, antique Italian building...
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