From Rome with Love

Most cities around Christmas vie to be the most festive and spirited, but few European capitals are as dedicated to bringing the Winter Wonderland to life as Rome. Whether you...

Multigenerational travel in Provence: experiences and ideal roofs to share

Travelling as a multigenerational group can be an exciting, rich and rewarding experience, and Europe draws many families to its history, art and culture. At Commendable Rentals we have great...

Discovering Rome from above: a Roman guide to terraces and gardens.

We all know discovering a city from higher ground is magical and Rome is no exception. Its terraces, so many with splendid views, are always a pleasure to relax in...

Rome, confidential

It is no difficult task to be inspired by Rome: world famous landmarks, more than 350 films shot or dedicated to the Italian capital (including Roman Holiday, one of my...

Amazing Provence

Last week we sketched an attractive yet very short portrait of Provence (to read what a family reunion can be in Provence, click here). It is one of our favorite regions...

Precious family time…

What a world we live in! With globalization and tough competition, job relocation is sometimes the lot of many scattered families around the globe. Believe us, we can relate! What...

Celebrating the start of the cold season in style!

Ah, transitioning into autumn… The ups (putting on your winter coat), the downs (putting away your swimsuits) ... Going back to school is always an opportunity to reflect on a...

Wine Tasting at a Tuscan Castle

September is here, but fear not, dear readers: autumn is also synonymous with the grape harvest! Since Roman antiquity,  wine has been worshiped as one of the most marvelous gifts...

The treasures of Maremma

Welcome to Maremma! We continue our Tuscany tour by travelling up the coast to the north of the Maremma region, a little less known than Argentario, but with many delights,...

Tuscany and its Mediterranean coast

Summer is here ! This year, we found ourselves once again (why deprive ourselves!) under the sun on the Tuscan coast. One of our goals, besides enjoying the wonders that...