Articles Tagged ‘secrets’

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...

A Secret place in Florence

A Secret place in Florence May 27, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
When I studied in Florence now 10 years ago, I learned about Dante. As I learned more and more about him and his life, I wanted to go to the places he frequented. The church of Santa Margherita was one of the most ancient and poorest churches of Florence. The families that worshiped here were the Portinari,...