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Skiing in Flaine – Part 3

Continuing in my Skiing in Flaine series, I’m now onto the good stuff…the food!

I spent a lot of time eating while I was away, as to be honest, it was just too tempting not to. The weather was stunning – sunny and warm, so we spent every lunch time sitting outside enjoying lunch.

Each day, the rest of the gang would get up early to get a few runs in before lunch. I’d potter about and play with the little lady until about 11am, when we’d get our bits together and go for a stroll. After one day, I realised that although not the worst snowy conditions, it was still tricky to get about on foot (especially with a pram), so I quickly got into the spirit of the slopes and bought some Moon Boots. These seriously made it easy to get about and kept me stable on foot (which was extremely important when carrying a baby!). Continue reading

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in Italy, Travel

Wine tasting in Tuscany – Fattoria Fibbiano

You can’t go far in Tuscany without seeing a winery, vineyard or agriturismo (wonderful working vineyards where you can stay) and Terricciola had some of the finest wine producers you can come across.

We’ve discovered many wine producers of varying sizes over the years but of course are always keen to discover more. This trip we went along to the Fattoria Fibbiano, where the wonderful Dalila and Giuseppe were happy to greet us and show us round their site. We had a wonderful personalised tour of where their wine is produced, how it’s made and the different processes involved and it all culminated with 45 minutes of wine tasting. Yup, 45 minutes to sample some of the best wines Tuscany has to offer. Lucky us!Continue reading

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in Italy, Travel

Where to eat in Tuscany – Castelfalfi

We’ve just come back from nearly 3 weeks in one of our favourite places in the world, Tuscany. If you follow my blog or any of my social media channels, you’ll know we go there often and every time we do, I fall in love with the place even more.

We’re lucky to be able to spend as much time there as we’d like and it’s important for us that our daughter grows up with this beautiful place in her life and even speaks Italian (which I’m desperately trying to master).

Obviously, with Italy, comes Italian food. My absolute favourite cuisine. And we did a lot of eating (to the detriment of my weight loss) and a lot of drinking (oops). So onto the point…where to eat in Tuscany…Continue reading

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