On a beautiful day in June I went to the organic farmers’ market organised by Mercatale della Valdelsa in Monteriggioni. More information can be found on Be Tuscan for a Day. It is a wonderful project which brings seasonal agricultural products made by local farmers together and to the people visiting Monteriggioni, Poggibonsi and San Gimignano. I […]

Travel, Tuscany

July 20, 2017


During my stay in our cottage in the Cotswolds, I had the pleasure to discover another Cotswolds village, called Castle Combe. The name sounds like it stems from a fairy tale. And honestly, the village looks like it is from a fairy tale. It is quintessentially English and I fell in love with it. It […]


April 1, 2017

Castle Combe

An impression of a Summer holiday in ‘Bank cottage‘ in the Cotswolds.


October 2, 2016

An English Summer

The Val d’Orcia is one of the most famous valleys in Tuscany, and justly so. It is breathtaking, no matter the weather, in every season. But when the fields are full of grain, and when harvesting season begins, it’s truly spectacular. Pienza is probably the most famous village in the Val d’Orcia, perched on its […]

Travel, Tuscany

September 14, 2016

San Quirico in the Val d’Orcia

Landscape film images, as if they were painted with golden light. Taken in the Valdichiana, Tuscany in July ’16.

Travel, Tuscany

September 14, 2016

Tuscan Fields of Gold

I’ve come to the final part of my road trip through England; a stay in the lovely Cotswolds, in our friends’ beautiful self-catering extended cottage called ‘Swan House’, as it is indeed far too big too be called a cottage. It turned out to be the most adventurous part of the trip, because we ended […]

Travel, Uncategorized

September 10, 2016

The Cotswolds