Florence

Travelling to Italy with Victoria: Florence

Victoria's trip in Italy has officially started. Her return to Italia began in the “cradle of the Renaissance”, Florence! My Day on the “Other Side”…...
Officina Santa Maria Novella

Florence's Scented Treasure: Officina Santa Maria Novella

There are travelers who get to know a new place by visiting its most famous landmarks, eating at the hotel restaurant, and sacking the main shopping...
Eleanor of Toledo. Portrait by Agnolo Bronzino

Eleonora de’ Medici and her fabulous gown!

I have always had a secret fantasy to dress like Eleonora de’ Medici. This desire is played out in a new book I have written called “Dreaming Sophia...
Florence Unveiled The Black David after the Nice Attack

Florence Unveiled The Black David after the Nice Attack

Florence unveiled a Black David Statue to remember the victims of the Nice attack and to wake against terrorism. Mayor Dario Nardella and a...
Portrait of Niccolò Machiavelli (Palazzo Vecchio - Florence)

Niccolò Machiavelli: More Than a Political Wizard

Admittedly, the times of Machiavelli were very different from today’s, and his own take on how to lead successfully a country would be now considered...
Florence's Mayor Says No to New McDonald's Next to the Duomo

Florence's Mayor Against The Opening of a New McDonald's Next to the Duomo

The local Mayor in Florence stated his opposition to the opening of a McDonald's close to the Cathedral at Piazza Duomo. As reported by the local...
Palazzo Pitti in Florence

Palazzo Pitti Gets A New Lighting System

New lighting is illuminating the mix of art, fashion and music forming the background for the 90th edition of international trade fair Pitti Uomo...
The Vasari Corridor Will Soon Be Accessible to Public

The Vasari Corridor Will Soon Be Accessible to Public

The Uffizi director, Eike Schmidt, announced it will make the Vasari Corridor joining Florence's world-renowned gallery to the Pitti Palace via Ponte...
Lisa Condie four years ago, at 56, decided to move to Tuscany

Lisa Condie: After 50, Living A New, Richer Life in Italy

If you’ve ever dreamed of moving to Italy, but are too afraid to make the leap, read on: Lisa Condie’s story will inspire you. Almost four years ago...
The Director of the Uffizi Museum leading Tours for Disabled People

The Director of the Uffizi Museum leading Tours for Disabled People

As reported by the Italian Agency Press, the Uffizi director Eike Schmidt has personally guide da tour for disabled visitors on Friday morning. It is...

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