Posts tagged slow travel
The Power of Slow Travel (How To Experience More By Slowing Down)

What is slow traveling? Travelers of all ages are looking to get more from their travels by slowing the pace and making real connections along the way — with local people, the place itself, and the local culture. Because you actually experience more by slowing down. This slow travel guide has examples of slow travel for every kind of traveler, real life experiences, and tips on how you too can slow travel.

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10 Incredible Day Trips from Ljubljana Just One Hour Away

Ljubljana, Slovenia is a Central Europe’s most charming cities, but when you want to escape the city and see why Slovenia is known as one of the greenest countries in the world, here are 10 of our favorite day trips from Ljubljana that are just an hour away. Perfect for slow traveling this stunning part of Europe!

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Discover Italy Through These Authentic Slow Travel Tuscany Tours

Many travelers today are looking for a deeper - more meaningful - connection to the places they visit, and the movement toward a more local travel experience is taking hold. Companies like Km Zero Tours in Tuscany are redefining what it means to see Italy with slow travel Tuscany experiences that introduce visitors to the local community and the producers who make it all come alive. 

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Podere Il Casale: A Pecorino Toscano Cheese Tour in Pienza, Italy

For an authentic food and wine experience in the heart of Tuscany’s scenic Val d’Orcia, a farm tour of Podere il Casale - producer of the famous pecorino toscano cheese in Pienza - should be on every foodie's bucket list! 

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Villa Mazzi: The Montepulciano Agriturismo That Feels Like Home

Wondering where to stay in Tuscany, Italy? A Tuscan farmhouse - or agriturismo - is a popular option. If you want to explore the picturesque Val d'Orcia and stay in an authentic and family-friendly place, Villa Mazzi is a Montepulciano agriturismo that feels like home! 

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Authentic Travel: What It Is And How To Find It

Travelers these days are looking for authentic travel experiences — the more engaging the better, and as close to 'the real deal' as they can get. But what exactly IS authentic travel?  I offer up some working definitions, and ways you can make those meaningful connections that bring a greater authenticity to your travels. 

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PhotoTour: A Florence Leather Craftsman Honors a Timeless Tradition, One Bag at a Time

In Florence, Italy,  a master leather craftsman holds on defiantly to the traditional ways leather has been crafted there for centuries. His refusal to bend to the demands of pop culture and the temptations of technology create a demand for his custom creations that reinforce the meaning of handcrafted. And his customers carry his story with them wherever they go.  

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Pácina Chianti Wine Tour: An Old Soul Lets Mother Nature Craft Their Organic Wine

Taking a Chianti wine tour at Pácina winery is to understand the role the owner Giovanna ascribes to Mother Earth in the making of their elegant wines. It goes much deeper than the earth that's been turned here since the Etruscan times nearly 1,000 years ago. Make it your next Tuscany wine tasting tour!

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