Category Archives: A Weekend In

A 1-2 days escape to another place

Four-Day Family Trip to Madrid

It is good to be back and update something fun here after a long break! In the past few months we’ve been quiet and basically stayed around Florence, ever since the 2018 summer holiday in Puglia. The very first trip of 2019 was to Madrid, Spain. We went during the Easter holiday and stayed 4 […]
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3 Day Trip Ideas for Families with Kids

Winter is a tough period of the year. And for families with kids, it is even tougher. Why is that? Putting aside that the weather is usually not preferred, aka either rainy or gloomy, we need to think of methods to entertaining the kids at home. During the whole almost always raining December, I scratched […]
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My Cinque Terre Trip | Photo diary and travel tips

Cinque Terre being one of the most famous places in Italy has been visited, talked, reviewed million times in different platforms. I was shy to admit that after living in Italy for more than two years, I hadn’t visited this enchanted place. But this October things had been changed! Thanks to my girl Iris, who […]
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Happy Autober! My Favorite Autumn October Weekend in Tuscany

Summer is over, officially! But don’t be sad, as Autumn in October is still lively. Temperature has dropped and the weather is cooler. But for the ocean lovers, although it is now too cold to swim, it is still warm enough to lay on the beach for a sunny afternoon; for those are gelato addicted, […]
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A Winter Trip to Prague: What I liked & disliked

Christmas is on the way, December is coming to an end soon, 2016 is almost gone. Wow another full year is to be conquered! My last post of the year is for my last trip in 2016 to Prague, a fairy-tail city who has taken heart of every friend of mine who had been there. […]
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Taking My Parents Out of Town: A Weekend in Barcelona

After one and half year having me moved to Florence, at the end of October 2016 finally my parents came to Italy, for the 3rd time in their life, to visit. Staying in a Florentine apartment in cozy Borgo San Frediano, playing with their grandson in the morning, shuffling in the city like a local, […]
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Road Trip in Casentino | Exploring The Less Touched Tuscan Valley

If I am asked to choose one expression to describe August in Florence, it would be “Chiudo Per Ferie” (Closed for Holidays). Once August arrives, I immediately found Florence more spacious. Most of the Florentines are off, leaving the city to the tourists. Don’t be surprised to find a closing door to your favorite shops […]
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