Senarum Vinea – Drops of history

“Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today” – Robert McAfee Brown Senarum Vinea-Drops of history:Marketing experts are constantly in search of a good “story telling” but, sometimes, a good authentic story is right in front of your eyes and there is no need to make anything up about a…

October on Elba Island: a detox holiday (part I)

“Un’isola e’ un’isola solo se vista dal mare” October on Elba island: Visiting an island when the holiday season is over, it is one of the best choices you can make if you are looking for some Me-Time and need to detox from overwork or need to distant  yourself from a hectic lifestyle. Being on an…

Eating Vegetarian in Tuscany

Are you vegetarian? Walking the streets of Tuscany with friends and guests who love food and wine is, of course, a very enjoyable experience and an easy one to organize. Surely there is no shortage of places to choose from in this beautiful region. However, not being vegetarian myself, I have to think a bit…

Mistery Tuscany: Volaterrae

Everybody is familiar with the beautiful Tuscan landscape filled with poppies and sunflowers, but I want to take you on a journey with a new perspective on the region everyone wants to visit starting from Volterra . Tuscany, is a land of mysterious legends as well as  hamlets or villages where a surreal atmosphere leaves…

Mystical Volterra

Mystical Volterra : Winding roads and a landscape different from any other you have seen in Tuscany. A feeling of magic and mistery in the air, a mysterious town enclosed within a wall with stone arches as gates, narrow roads and signs of history at every corner. With only one way in and out for…

E poi le isole… And finally the islands

E poi le isole… And finally the islands: They have the charme typical of islands: a bit more difficult to reach but, once there, you are in a different world! Isola d’Elba & Isola del Giglio e Giannutri:  Crystalline waters, picturesque locations and thrilling views over the beach. For Elba, Napoleone’s island,  we particularly love …

ISOLA – Word of the Week

With JULY, LUGLIO , SUMMER, ESTATE  has officially started. Italians love going to the seaside and in Tuscany you find some of the most beautiful islands, hence the choice of the Word of the Week : ISOLA – island.  Un’ ISOLA , Molte ISOLE ( pl) L’ Italia è una PENISOLA (peninsula) , la Sardegna…

Chiara’s Tuscany beach guide -I

Chiara’s Tuscany beach guide: here we are, finally Summer!! ESTATE, Italians love going to the beach. Italy being a peninsula it comes naturally for its people to love the coasts and the sea life At Chiara’s Tuscany we have a list of our favourite places: a mix between private (Bagni) and public , free access…

ARIA- Word of the Week

Word of the week: ARIA  – In Summer, we like to spend as much time as we can all’aria aperta (in the open air). So we picked ARIA as  Word of the Week. In music, an Aria is a long song accompanying a solo voice.  An Aria is usually in an opera. It is an Italian…

Italiano in Gelateria (lesson in pills)

Italiano in Gelateria: No way we want you to be unprepared in front of any inviting ice cream shop (GELATERIA) in Italy! As you have discovered in our previous article, il Gelato has part of its origin somehow linked to Tuscany and we really have a great list of BEST PLACES where to eat the most…