August events in Tuscany

August is here and it was hard not to miss due to its stormy arrival. After an impressive cloudburst, causing a lot of damage in the south of Florence, it’s now back to classic August weather: burning hot with only a teeny bit of wind now and then. In other words, perfect beach weather. No […]

Hot July events in Tuscany

Wow, this is too much – and I’m not only talking about the heat. The abundance of choice is simply overwhelming this July! Are we going to go shopping till we’re dropping? Visiting all the Sagre until we’ll be exploding or are we going to be rockin’and rollin’ at the various fantastic music festivals this […]

La Dolce Vita in Valdarno

I’m a big fan of Dolce Vita and I was really happy when I was invited to Valdarno to experience it as a guest at Villa La Palagina in Figline Valdarno. And here what I like about this dolce experience in Valdarno! Valdarno, Mona Lisa’s background First off let’s talk about the area. Valdarno is […]