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Visit Pienza in Val d’Orcia

Visit Pienza in Val d’Orcia

Visit Pienza Last week I visited Pienza in the Val d'Orcia. Pienza is a tiny village situated 20 km from Montalcino and a few km from Montepulciano. This period is a unique chance for me to visit places in Italy without lots of tourists. Italy has opened its borders...

Phase two in Italy and how to move on

Phase two in Italy and how to move on

Lockdown in Italy Last week I have seen our Prime Minister Conte on TV saying that the measures will be more relaxed from May 4. What changes? Sometimes it's a bit confusing for me to understand well Italy's new rules. But in general I know what I may do and what is...

At home in Montepulciano

At home in Montepulciano

Lockdown As we all know people in Italy have been staying at home since 9 March. Schools, shops, restaurants, bars and many offices are closed. Since then I only go out for a good reason: grocery shopping. I live nearby the Conad grocery. It's only 5 minutes walking....