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Florence has come to maintain its rich cultural history amidst the hustle and bustle of modernity. Despite being one of Italy's largest cities, Florence has remained to be a symbol of the Renaissance ...
A lot of the attraction of Tuscany
is getting back to a slower life. The flavors, the landscapes, the art –
it all makes us look back to a simpler time. That’s why this is an
ideal place in ...
Written by Jessica, USA, September 2012
Any country with as much coastline as Italy
is bound to have a long list of islands off the coast – and Italy does
not disappoint. Some are (rightly) famous, including the largest island
in the ...
There are monasteries in different parts of Italy that can be interesting places to visit or – in some cases – provide a budget accommodation option. In the Casentino Valley of Tuscany, there are two ...
For all its famous beaches, Roman ruins, and Medieval villages, Italy
is also quite a mountainous country. The whole northern border of the
country is in The Alps, stretching east into The ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2012
At the top of Monte Forato in the Apuan Alps is a strange hole. On clear
days you can see it from all around the mountainous Garfagnana district
and the Versilia, an area of the Tuscan coast. ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, January 2012
The Count Ortessi built it, Napoleon’s sister desired it so much that he gave it to her after he invaded Tuscany , and, rumors flew that newlywed royals William and Kate were going to stay there ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2012
Part of the attraction of Tuscany is its unspoiled landscape. Those lovely rolling green hills, olive groves and cypress trees that make you believe you’ve traveled back in time. Our desire to ...
Written by Florence Expert: Elena, Italy, March 2012
From the wonderful terrace offered by the Ponte Vecchio , looking downstream you can admire one of the most beautiful and elegant Italian bridges: the Bridge of Santa Trinita. Dedicated to the Holy ...
Written by Liguria Expert: Loredana, March 2012
The Cinque Terre is a rugged portion of coast on the Italian Riviera. It is in the Liguria region of Italy, to the west of the city of La Spezia. Cinque Terre means Five Lands and comprises of the ...
Written by Jessica, USA, February 2013
Eating well in Italy isn’t terribly difficult, but sometimes eating well on a budget isn’t as easy as you might think. In a city like Florence, which is extremely popular with both Italian and ...
Written by Jessica, USA, August 2012
From the austere facade of the Pitti Palace in Florence ,
you would never know that an expansive and elaborate garden lies just
over the palace walls. The Boboli Gardens were once the private ...
Written by Florence Expert: Val, Italy, May 2012
Authorized Florence tour guide Valentina
has been showing people around Tuscany for more than ten years. We
asked for her expert opinions on the highlights of Florence – what to
see, what to ...
Written by Jessica, USA, March 2013
Visiting Italy isn’t cheap, so finding ways to save money without sacrificing on your experience are always welcome. Thankfully, in many cities – including Florence – some of the top attractions ...
There is something special about a bridge with shops along it. There are only four such bridges remaining in Europe: the Rialto Bridge in Venice , the Pulteney Bridge in Bath , England , the ...
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