Gloria was born and grew up in a Tuscan village called Civitella Marittima. She writes about life in Tuscany on At home in Tuscany.

The beautiful Tuscan countryside. Photo by Gianluca Giannone

Gloria also runs a guest house and is clearly passionate about sharing her perspective as a local in order to help others to understand and enjoy Tuscany. As she writes:

[Tuscany] is more than just the place I come from … the way I talk, my habits, tastes, and knowledge depend on the fact that I was born and grew up there.

Get a better idea what it’s all about from these posts about Tuscan bread, wedding anniversary celebrations and the Siena Palio horse race.

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About the author

Lucy is English and first ventured out of the UK she was 19. Since then she has lived in 4 different countries and tried to see as much of the world as possible. She loves learning languages, learning about different cultures and hearing different points of view.