The American Florence Cemetery is located approximately 7.5 miles south of Florence. This past Sunday, after ten years of driving past the cemetery (which is viewable from the superstrada between Florence and Siena) we finally took the exit to pay a long-overdue visit.
A delightful exhibition at the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence, now through July 15th! Americans in Florence – Americani a Firenze – features the works of artists who came to Florence in the late 19th through the early 20th century. John Singer Sargent, Thomas Eakins, Mary Cassatt and Maxfield Parrish are among the 40 artists represented [...]
Rossi1931 is a third-generation business, founded in 1931 by Mattia’s grandfather, Antonio Rossi. Over the years Rossi has elevated the Florentine craft of fine papermaking and stationery production to an art form.
La Notte Bianca – White Night – the night that Florence does not sleep – returns this weekend! After the success of last year, the night of April 30 will again be a galaxy of events, light and life on the streets of the city.
Carnival, or Carnevale, is Venice’s version of Mardi Gras; dates for 2011 Carnevale di Venezia are February 26 – March 8th 2011.