(Don’t miss the accompanying YouTube video posted at the end of the blog entry.) The golden brown clay soil of the Central Tuscan countryside was rain-soaked on the day we ventured to Siena. On the way, Our Gate1 tour director, Myriam, introduced us to the…

“Foreign toilets can be traumatic, but they are one of those little things that can make travel so much more interesting than staying at home.” – Rick Steves, Rick Steves’ Europe I would never say that I am fascinated with the wide variety of names…