Friday, June 22, 2018
My two weeks in Florence is nearly over and I didn’t think there would be anything left to enjoy; that was until I found myself at the Piazza della Repubblica!Piazza della Repubblica is a fantastic...
artisan fair dog
In the early 19th century we saw the rise of Fordism, assembly lines and generic mass production. At the time, this was indeed a feat of ingenuity and profound efficiency, however, perhaps what Henry Ford...
Chianti bike tour
The Florence historic centre is undoubtedly beautiful, although the busy city life can sometimes prove to be a little stressful. Whether it's the little Italian grannies with anger management issues pushing in front of you,...
Fiesole sunset
Everywhere you go in the world, something unforgettable happens. It maybe jaw dropping, pee-your-pants laughter, or heart-touching and full of emotions, but no matter what those moments or mistakes are, they always make the best...
Trumpets blare, the soft clinking of a metal breastplate bounces off the narrow walls, and leather creaks as the parade marches by while three young emergency medical aids do their best to explain to me,...
By: Italo Rizzo - Guest Blogger Florence has always been a great source of creative inspiration, (for painters, sculptors, musicians, actors, directors...) and I think the “cradle of Renaissance” is still the best place to make...
Check out Bianco Bianchi's (yes, his name was "White Whites") collection of scagliola (ska-YLEEOH-la) artwork, the man who dedicated his life to keeping this ancient Tuscan handicraft alive. "The Art of Scagliola" is a FREE...
Old Bridge Firenze Italia
The Ponte Vecchio is a lovely, but extremely touristic, bridge in Florence, Italy. We'll make sure you don't get caught in its traps and end up spending way more than you need to for much...
March 21st is officially the first day of spring in Florence Italy, and we're just as excited about it as you are. While Florence keeps itineraries packed all year long, there are some activities better...
Again a video in Italian. This time I don’t talk about wine and wine hatches, but about another glorious page of Florence: its historical cinemas. I don’t mean the new multiplex cinemas we are use...