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27
May

The hottest international artists visit Tuscany

Every year some of the hottest international artists visit one of Tuscany’s nicest places, the town of Lucca (1h away from Florence by car), to participate in The Lucca Summer Festival, which this years celebrates its 18th edition. Many pop legends came to Lucca in the past and next July’s appointment is not going to be an […]



12
May

Museo Nazionale del Bargello: 150 years!

This year Florence celebrates the 150 anniversary of one of its most important museums: il Museo Nazionale del Bargello. Founded in June 1865, this beautiful palazzo hosts many masterpieces by some of the biggest Italian geniuses, including Donatello, Michelangelo and Verrocchio, among others. Most of the visitors normally praise it for being less crowded than […]



27
Apr

Florence has a green heart

Have you heard about Le Cascine? The truth is that many people haven’t. And it’s somehow fun, because Le Cascine is nothing but one of the largest parks in Europe, as well as one of the most beautiful. Il Parco delle Cascine began to be built in 1563 under the command of Cosimo I de’ […]



14
Apr

The perfect spa treatments for the spring

The perfect spa treatments for the spring   Freshness… rebirth… purity… These words can be perfectly related to the spring. But, unlike plants, our bodies don’t magically renew themselves every spring. In fact, the changes in the weather, the stressful lifestyles we live, and many other factors damage them. This is why sometimes we need […]



26
Mar

10 things to do in Florence during Easter

Easter is one of those special periods in the year when Florence shines more than ever… This is the cradle of the Renaissance, home of some of the world’s best know art, the Fashionista capital of Itlay – Gucci was born here as was Roberto Cavalli and one of the jewels in the wide repertoire […]



17
Mar

Expo 2015: A chance to visit Florence and Verona too

Since its first edition in 1851, the Universal Exposition has been a medium to show how far mankind has come. Now it is the turn of Milan to be the host of such an important international event. Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life is the theme that Italy has chosen for this upcoming edition. Therefore, […]



26
Feb

A quick guide to Florence’s best cafés

Are you in Florence? Don’t you know where to go to have a fine snack or a tasty drink? Don’t worry, we have some proposals for you: La Via del Tè In 1961 Mr. Alfredo Carrai founded La Via del Tè. What was his purpose? To introduce the culture of tea in Italy. More than […]



17
Feb

The first flowers of the year… in Florence

The arrival of the spring is always remarkable. After the snow melts, the first flowers will blossom and the light will be different. In a Renaissance city surrounded by wide valleys and hills, this process happens even in a more beautiful fashion. A delight for the eyes of the ones who can see it. From […]



20
Jan

Firenze: Past and present of a fashionista

February 1951 Giovanni Battista Giorgini, a businessman, had a goal to reach: To make of Italy the World’s meeting point for designers. He organized a fashion show in Florence, which became the first event of its kind in Italy, as well as a true success. As a matter of fact, Florence became Italy’s capital of fashion, […]



22
Dec

This Christmas there’s a plan for everyone in Florence

For the sweet teeth: To have a cup of hot chocolate with a slice of Panettone inside a warm Florentine café For the fashionistas: To have a walk across Via de Tornabuoni with some fancy shopping in Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo or Bulgari, among many others For the music lovers: To enjoy the Christmas Concert, conducted […]



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