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Five Places to Propose in Florence

Five Places to Propose in Florence October 18, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The romantic venues that Florence has to offer is a perfect backdrop for the proposal of your life. Sure you can ask your special someone over dinner or over a long walk. But in Florence where do you ask the love of your life to marry you?  There are many romantic places, restaurants, etc in Florence...

Famous Buildings and Architecture in Florence

Famous Buildings and Architecture in Florence September 23, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Duomo is derived from a latin word “domus” meaning house. This space is meant for the people and God. The Duomo is one of the most majestic pieces of work in the city. It is one of the symbols of Florence which can be depicted on any souvenir you pick up at San Lorenzo Market. This masterpiece created...

Rooftop Bars and Terraces of Florence

Rooftop Bars and Terraces of Florence August 25, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
As much as there are plenty of places to eat and drink in Florence, the most common question I get is what places have the best views of this enchanting city. These rooftop bars have views that you can see all four sides of Florence. Eating with the birds, well not really. La Rinascente department...

One Day in Florence, Italy

One Day in Florence, Italy August 16, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Florence, a city full of culture and art, has a lot to offer all types of travelers. If you only have a day in the great enchanting city, here is what I suggest.  Loggia dei Lanzi in Piazza della Signoria Once you arrive you must visit the Ponte Vecchio as the shops are opening (around 9am) in the...

Free Things to Do in Florence

Free Things to Do in Florence July 8, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Florence can be expensive when you are heading to every museum and decorated church in the city. But there are many things to do that won’t cost you a euro to see, and finding them is easy once you know where to look. Piazzale Michelangelo, for example, offers a panoramic viewpoint of the city. There...

The Handful of Dung–Secret of Florence

The Handful of Dung–Secret of Florence June 23, 2011 | What's New | Read More
This is the story about Antonio Rinaldeschi who was a young nobleman of Florence who was a freebird and loved to drink, play cards in the bars of Florence. On July 21, 1501 he was at the Osteria del Fico in present-day Vicolo del Giglio. He was three sheets to the wind when he had managed to lose all...

Via Tornabuoni,Piazza Pitti only for pedestrians 21st June

Via Tornabuoni,Piazza Pitti only for pedestrians 21st June May 10, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Via Tornabuoni and Piazza Pitti will soon be only for pedestrian copying Piazza del Duomo. Mayor Renzi doesn’t stop to amaze me. He has proposed on Facebook as well as reported in the La Nazione that he has begun the talks to make Via Tornabuoni and Piazza Pitti in a pedestrian street. Renzi and...

Museo dell’ Opera del Duomo doubles in size

Museo dell’ Opera del Duomo doubles in size October 29, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Museo dell’Opera del Duomo is expanding if you didn’t know. Home to the works of Michelangelo, Donatello and Ghiberti will be getting a 25 million euro makeover. The architects in charge of this expansion is Adolfo Natalini, Guicciardini and Magni which is said to be completed in 2016. The...
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