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Giardino dell’Iris: Open only in May

Giardino dell’Iris: Open only in May February 6, 2012 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Giardino dell’Iris is a garden very special to Florence. And if you blink you might miss it. This garden is only open during the month of May where the gorgeous flowers thrive in the sunlight. The colors that take over are vibrant and full of life as the warm spring sun shines down on them. This garden...

Mostra Mercato di Piante e Fiori: Spring Flowers and Plants

January 31, 2012 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Starting on April 25th my favorite market comes back to town. Mostra Mercato di Piante e Fiori takes place each year in the Giardino dell’Orticoltura from the 25th of April until the 1st of May. This is a great festival for all you green thumbs out there. The garden is packed with all types of flowers...

Happy Hour Bars

Happy Hour Bars January 23, 2012 | Food, What's New | Read More
Happy Hour pubs are prevalent throughout Florence. They offer a very laid back atmosphere and with more that just chips and salsa. Florence has many pubs and bars that serve a happy hour with drinks and some that serve also food. Some happy hours have different cuisines they serve on any given night....

Specialty Food and Cuisine in Florence

Specialty Food and Cuisine in Florence January 16, 2012 | Food, What's New | Read More
As many cities have there token dishes and recipes, so does Florence. There are many popular pasta dishes but these dishes are not always the first thing someone would order on an Italian menu. Fegatino and Salmone Crostini, Zucca(pumpkin) Crostini al fegato are little pieces of bread with chicken...
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