It all started with Love... 1960 Eugenie who was heading to Italy from Austria, met the man of her life on the train. They got married, had five kids together. And on 1968 they decided to buy the Castello del Trebbio and live there full-time! They started to plant vineyard, olive trees, and made their … Continue reading A Day Trip During the Weekend to Castello del Trebbio
One of the best things of living in Florence, being the center of Tuscany, is the convenience to reach other places in the region. We drove to Arezzo in an afternoon to visit the famous city of gold and jewelry manufacturing. The city itself is full of antique churches, cultural relic and mid-age characters. Differently from Florence, no much … Continue reading Golden Time in the Golden City of Arezzo
The winter weather in Tuscany is unpredictable sometimes, you don't know when it starts to rain. And for this reason, I have to seize the chance to go out whenever there is sunshine. One of the advantages of living in the Tuscany countryside is that there are plenty of villages around to see. Pescia is … Continue reading A Lazy Afternoon Walk in Tuscany Antique Village Pescia
Monday is always suffering and long? Not any more if you have something exciting going on! In Monsummano Terme, a small village locating 53 km from Florence (Firenze), there is a local market every Monday where you can find vendors selling all kinds of goods: from clothing to food. The market is kind of a … Continue reading Monday Fun: Visit the Market in Monsummano Terme, Tuscany
I've always be thinking about my dreamed life. One of the versions is to sit on a chair with my family sipping coffee or tea, facing a beautiful Tuscany countryside view. And I found this scene in real life when I visited Siena last time. A group of friends were sitting together having a drink. … Continue reading A Tuscany View, A Dreamy Scene Comes True
This is really exciting! I finally booked my ticket to Florence in December and I am ready to spend a month in one of the most beautiful cities in the world! Last year due to some personal reason, I couldn't go there and I was almost depressed for the Christmas period. Now thinking about being … Continue reading Ticket Booked! Florence, Here I Come Again!
Adventure: an exciting or unusual experience; a bold, usually risky undertaking, with an uncertain outcome. (ref: dictionary.com) I was in San Gimignano, the beautiful walled medieval hill town in the province of Siena. It was full of people on that day. And it required patience to move forward with the crowd. Then I found the … Continue reading An Adventure in San Gimignano