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Michelangelo’s David Needs Your Help

He’s chiseled, he’s sculpted, and he’s famous. He has all the Renaissance ladies and present-day gals lined up at his door just waiting to gawk over him. Reaching about 14 feet 3 inches in height, Michelangelo’s miraculous David is one of the most impressive works of art to this day — and he could use a hand. To commemorate the 450th anniversary of Michelangelo’s death, The Florentine Press, publishing hous ...

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Sinking Our Teeth Into The Taste Food Fair

Anyone who loves food and freebies should have been at the Pitti Taste fair in Florence, Italy this weekend. If you were not, then make sure you roll your fat a** down there next year. Taste brings together high quality food and drink exhibitors from all over Italy to show off their goodies. With an abundance of food, alcohol, and sweeties being handed in unlimited quantities for a €15 entrance price, we ki ...

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The Macy’s Day Parade Has Nothing on Viareggio Carnival

In late February/early March, extravagant paper mache floats cruise down the confetti-coated streets of Viareggio (Vee-ah-REJ-joh). For the past 141 years, this small beach town near Pisa has played host to one of Italy’s largest folk events, the Carnevale di Viareggio. This carnival is loaded with month-long day and night festivities, ranging from local parties and masked balls to lively parades with humon ...

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