Dinner in Vineyard is an annual event organized by wine estate & agriturismo Querceto in Castellina, which happens in the Summer months (June, July, August & September) every year. It was such a unique and not-to-miss experience!
The recent month had been busy for me, because, first I re-started taking Italian classes three times a week, and second the main reason was that I had been working on the renovation of my little apartment in Borgo San Frediano, and now it is finally ready! I've been wanting to renovate the apartment since … Continue reading 5 Tips for Tourists Staying in Rental Apartments in Florence
Last week marked the beginning of the nice weather of 2017! It was sunny and warm; the tourists started to come up, which brought the dormant city back to live. Everyday I spent some time outdoor to make sure I was enjoying the most of this golden week, and one of the best time I had was … Continue reading A Day In Florence: Accademia Gallery Visit + City Walk
Finally after one year, this article comes out. During my first year in Florence, I've kept receiving questions from friends, sometimes my readers, asking: How is life in Italy? Do you like it here? Do you miss Hong Kong...... Origin from China, I do miss my cultures, my family and friends a lot. But … Continue reading Florence vs. Hong Kong | Comparison by An Asian Expat in Italy
It is flowery here, it is sunny here, it is best time to embrace everything Tuscany here! I was lucky to find two sunny days and spend them in one of the most beautiful Florentine countryside lodge: Villa Medicea di Lilliano. It is a perfect venue for wedding receptions. Visiting as a guest, even in … Continue reading Villa Medicea di Lilliano | A Fancy Escape To The Florentine Countryside
Time flies faster than we realize. In a few weeks, I will officially be one-year resident in Florence. Looking back to the past year, I feel so blessed: I managed to settle here, made quite a number of local friends, traveled around Tuscany, armed myself with knowledge of Italian cultures. In the meanwhile of looking … Continue reading Best of the Year: To My First Year in Italy (May 2015 – April 2016)
Anybody who comes to visit Italy must also come with the money and appetite for the Italian food. No matter if it is a simple plate of pasta with tomato sauce, pizza margherita, or steak Fiorentina over a glass of wine, etc. we kinda expect Italian does it better! And when it comes to Gelato … Continue reading 4 Tips on How to Distinguish Good/Bad Gelato