Weather in Tuscany

Weather in Tuscany

What Weather in Tuscany to expect when traveling to Florence, Chianti & Siena Weather in Tuscany changes the landscape – and each season has a list of reasons why it is the perfect time to come and visit.  Follow some simple guidelines on how to appreciate...
Q & A  Biking in Tuscany: 7 Answers

Q & A Biking in Tuscany: 7 Answers

And one piece of advice for your vacation in Italy. There are many things that a family can do together while vacationing: biking in Tuscany, cooking in Siena, paper making in Florence, hiking in Pisa, treasure hunts in Fiesole and stepping back in time with the...
The Wonders of Siena

The Wonders of Siena

Discover Something Special In the shadow of some of the most impressive architectural wonders found throughout Tuscany, it is can be easy to forget about all the beauty of Siena. Elena and Piero, have bestowed a large portion of the admiration on their home city of...
San Gimignano Made Easy

San Gimignano Made Easy

A Travel Writer in Tuscany One of the most common questions people ask me as a travel writer in Tuscany: what is the best way to stay “off the beaten” track, see the small towns, the landscape, do some wine tasting and just relax. It is a tall order. I really should...
Be a Part of the Siena Palio

Be a Part of the Siena Palio

What is Palio? You will actually hear the word “palio” bantered around quite a bit in Tuscany, especially when Siena is in the mix. Really? Who hasn’t heard of the Siena Palio? In general, a palio is a folkloristic event that normally includes a mule, a donkey or a...