The Dalì Universe in Florence – from 1 February to 25 May 2013 – Palazzo Medici Riccardi

The Dalì Universe in Florence exhibition is opened from the 1st of February. Palazzo Medici Riccardi hosts this beautiful exhibition,  dedicated to the famous hispanish artist, showing more than 100 works of art including sculptures in bronze, object in glass, furniture and the very famous melted watches. There are some of the mastepiecses of theContinue reading “The Dalì Universe in Florence – from 1 February to 25 May 2013 – Palazzo Medici Riccardi”

Giuseppe De Nittis – Exhibition at Palazzo Zabarella Padova in Veneto Italy

Palazzo Zabarella in Padua hosts the most important exhibition ever devoted to Giuseppe De Nittis, one of Europe’s undisputed nineteenth-century painters. 120 masterpieces of Giuseppe De Nittis and 19th century italian painting coming from the most prestigious italian and french museums are displayed in this great exhibition, that takes place from 19 January to 26Continue reading “Giuseppe De Nittis – Exhibition at Palazzo Zabarella Padova in Veneto Italy”

Teatro del Silenzio – Andrea Bocelli – Lajatico, Volterra in Tuscany

The “Teatro del silenzio” is a natural anfi-theater located between the beautiful hills of Lajatico, in the surrounding of Volterra. The Honorary President of the “Teatro del silenzio” is Andrea Bocelli, the Italian tenore, famous all over the world. Andrea Bocelli was born in this area and his wish has been to bring his musicalContinue reading “Teatro del Silenzio – Andrea Bocelli – Lajatico, Volterra in Tuscany”

Florence: dinner with show at Teatro del Sale

This night I attended the Maria Cassi show “Crepapelle” at the Teatro del Sale, in Florence. The Teatro del sale is a unique place in Florence, where it is possible to have a dinner (or a lunch or brunch) and after to assist to a live show. The food is prepared live by the FabioContinue reading “Florence: dinner with show at Teatro del Sale”

Rent an apartment in Florence to attend the Pitti’s exhibitions: Uomo, Bambino and Filati

January in Florence is the time of the Pitti’s exhibitions and in this Period Florence becomes the fashion’s world capital. This is the calendar of the next 2013 edition: Pitti Uomo 8-11 January; Pitti Bimbo 17-19 January; Pitti Filati 23-25 January. During those periods the hotel in Florence are full and very expensive. Have youContinue reading “Rent an apartment in Florence to attend the Pitti’s exhibitions: Uomo, Bambino and Filati”

Osteria Ca’ d’Oro, Alla Vedova – Venezia (Venice), Cannaregio

Few days ago, I went to the Osteria Ca’ d’Oro, “alla Vedova”. It has been a very nice experience. The ambience is authentic Venice style. Very nice. Old wooden table, and engravings on walls. The Osteria is attended by many Venetians for a cicchetto or an ombra of wine, but also the food is veryContinue reading “Osteria Ca’ d’Oro, Alla Vedova – Venezia (Venice), Cannaregio”

Wassily Kandinsky at Palazzo Blu in Pisa, Tuscany

More than 50 works on show until Feb 3 The Blue Palace hosts the exhibition “Wassily Kandinsky, from Russia to Europe” which has started on October 13th and lasting until February 3rd. It displays around 50 works by the famous Russian painter,  known as the father of abstract painting. Most of them will be comes from the St.Continue reading “Wassily Kandinsky at Palazzo Blu in Pisa, Tuscany”

Osteria La Mescita in Pisa – very good food in the downtown

La Mescita is a very typical Italian Osteria. It is located in the market area. Old wooden tables, marble counter, many gastronomic guides signalling. A very pleasant atmosphere to taste very good dishes. Excellent artichokes salade with Parmigiano and oil of anchois, interesting ravioli filled with mucco (a typical cow of the Pisa area) servedContinue reading “Osteria La Mescita in Pisa – very good food in the downtown”

Il Nuovo Mondo by Paolo Sacchetti, one of the best Italian Patisserie, an hidden gem in Prato, Tuscany

Discerning travellers moving to Tuscany, good food lovers, people ever searching hidden gems are highly recommended to visit “Il Nuovo Mondo Pasticceria”  by Paolo Sacchetti. Paolo is a well known maitre patissier. He is the 2012 italian champion but despite that, as he sells his marvelous patisserie only in his shop in Prato, and asContinue reading “Il Nuovo Mondo by Paolo Sacchetti, one of the best Italian Patisserie, an hidden gem in Prato, Tuscany”

The white and black truffle in Mugello

This post is dedicated to the Tuscany and truffle lovers. After the white truffle of San Miniato, it’s time to give evidence to the white truffle of the Mugello valley. Only 30 minutes north of Florence the Mugello valley is reach of natural, historical and artistic attractions. We are happy to inform you about theContinue reading “The white and black truffle in Mugello”