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The fall is here at last…

27 Oct 2012

Most people love Italy for its climate: the sunny days, the dry weather that allows people to take many day trips and enjoy the outdoors. I love the rain, the mists, the cool breeze, the grey skies. I love the weather that makes you feel comfortable indoors, curled up on your sofa with a good book and a cup of tea. A thunderstorm that leaves behind a cool, misty morning…

tuscany in june

Tuscany in June

04 Jun 2012

June is the first month of summer. The fields take on the typical golden color of the hot months, and poppies, lavender and yellow broom tinge the countryside. Bars and restaurants open their outdoor spaces and sagre and festivals animate villages and towns. Besides, June is definitely the month to be in Pisa.

tuscany in May

Tuscany in May

26 May 2012

May is my favorite month. The countryside is simply gorgeous and the weather is usually very pleasant: the perfect time of the year to explore rural Tuscany.

Tuscany in January

Tuscany in January

31 Jan 2012

January is usually one of the coldest months of the year, when sunny days alternate with snowfalls. It sees the end of the Christmas Holidays and the beginning of Carnival with its sweets and parades. It is a good month if you want to travel on a shoe-string.