ToscanaMia in the News
Serenella Leoni / Toscana Mia is regularly profiled in
national magazines, newspapers, television shows and radio
- Susan Harrow, S.F. Marketing & P.R. Examiner
Economic Bailout: Billionaire Babies to
October 28, 2008
can't help us. Neither can Ben Bernanke. But I think there's hope
from five-year-old Abigail from Boston who says, “No matter how
much money you make, you need to give back. Don’t be greedy.”
After earning her first $200 selling hand-decorated gift bags on
Craigslist and Ebay Abigail donated some of her money to The Boys
and Girls Club of Boston.
Who Will Save Us During The Economic Bailout? Billionaire Babies
Billionaire Babies Can Rescue the Economy
October 27, 2008
In the last two months the US has lost $2
trillion dollars in our current volatile economy. Where can we
turn for a solution? Toward the 3 billion children in the world
under 24 years old.
Five-year-old Abigail says, “No matter how much money you make,
you need to give back. Don’t be greedy.” After earning her first
$200 selling hand-decorated gift bags on Craigslist and Ebay
Abigail donated some of her money to The Boys and Girls Club of
Instead of succumbing to fear, greed and getting schooled on how
to score a buck, Abigail and other tots and teens like her are
following their passion and studying good business practices so
they can be a force of good and influence in the world in ways
that matter. Along with 100 other kids and their families Abigail
is enrolled in The Billionaire Babies program which gives free
teleclasses that teach children (with a bit of parental help)
everything from writing a business plan to marketing their
passion. Read full Press Release...
Toscana Mia was featured at
What to do if you’ve got hot flashes,
mood swings and $5000
September 1, 2006
SAN FRANCISCO -- Menopause. For many women,
it feels like the end of the line. A downward spiral to a life
of sagging skin, bingo, and a days-of-the-week pillbox, with
a not-so-grand finale somewhere in Florida. Sure, some women are carrying ice packs and
popping hormone replacements, but others have found a more satisfying
solution. While Viagra may be the salve of choice for middle-aged
men, the quick fix for women just may be a first class-trip
to Tuscany. Twelve glorious days of wine, food, art, and architecture
orchestrated by one of Italy’s own natives, Serenella
Leoni, who has designed a unique intimate, off-the-beaten-path
tour especially for menopausal women. The concept of the tour,
called Toscana Mia
Read full Press Release...
American Dream Challenge – Part II
Serenella Leoni’s dream was to lead intimate tours in her
enchanting, native Tuscany, the heartland of romance and charm.
When she went there to research and organize her first one, doors
magically opened as friends and relatives got on board to help.
She made her dream come true and her last tour garnered rave
reviews. This is now her new business.
With Love: Discover Hidden Tuscany
March 13, 2003
Serenella Leoni, a native of Tuscany who now lives in Burlingame
is leading two 14-day spring tours around her homeland...
Read full Article...
travel escorts - Personal guides help families find adventure,
February 28, 2003
Still, some families may prefer the personal touch of someone like
Serenella Leoni, a tour escort in Burlingame, Calif.
Leoni runs Toscana Mia and takes groups of 12 to 17 people to
Tuscany several times a year to sample cooking and art classes,
wine and olive tasting and other regional delights.
Read full Article...
Vacation Spots Idea #10: My Home Town - Viareggio (Tuscany),
Italy contributed by L. Serenella Leoni.
Viareggio, Italy, a beach resort town on the Riviera della
Versilia in Italy, is well-known for its large beaches, lively
night scene, the freshest of sea food specialties, large parks and
a great place to forget your troubles. To those of us from
Viareggio, there are many other facets of our town that occasional
visitors may not catch.
10 Ways To Order Expresso Like An Italian
Want to fit in with
the locals when you travel to Italy? You must become an expert at
ordering an espresso, the ultimate symbol of being a "Real
Italian." Italians are fanatics when it comes to finding the best
espresso and will be quick to point you to the right Bar/Caffe in
each town. Read full