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    Pisa & Florence City Break, Italy

    Pisa is such a beautiful city that you can conquer in a day. Lucky for me though, I stayed there for three days at the start of this month, riding bikes to the Leaning Tower, drinking more wine and melting away in the heat. You may have already seen my ‘Blogger Trip to Tuscany’ where I was kindly invited out to Italy to review a hotel. It was one of the best trips of my life. Driving to Pisa on the way back meant staying in a beautiful apartment that we had found on airbnb.  The place was crisp white, cosy and packed full of books and vinyl. The house definitely has a 70’s…

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    A Blogger Trip To Tuscany, Italy

    Last week, I jetted off to Italy for the experience of a lifetime. I was recently asked if I would like to review a 4* converted mansion in the Tuscan hills. This meant relaxing next to the swimming pool, eating Italian food and drinking various glasses of wine… just for the fun of it. Una Palazzo Mannaioni sits comfortably at the top of the hill in Montaione and is one of 500 ancient buildings in Tuscany. The hotel thrives on offering guests a relaxing stay, and they certainly lived up to their promise, demonstrating quality service throughout. The hotel is split into two parts: the original medieval mansion and the new modern…

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    In Collaboration with Unahotels: An Invitation To Tuscany, Italy

    I am excited to share the news that next month, my blog Emmavictoriastokes.com and I will be jet-setting off to the beautiful region of Tuscany, Italy in collaboration with Unahotels. Tuscany is packed with some of the world’s most recognisable art and architecture (with Pisa just under an hour away). I will be staying in the countryside and will blog about the delicious food I eat, the red wine I drink and my overall experience at my specific destination. I cannot wait to delve into the unknown for a week and to hire a car to drive around the wonderful hilltops. If you have ever visited Tuscany or Pisa before, please let…