Across the river and back in time: Oltrarno in Florence

In so many ways, Florence is a city where time somehow seems to have stopped. This comes as no surprise to anyone who has set foot here or just looked at some pictures. Everywhere you turn, and without even walking into a church or a museum, you meet with that everlasting beauty that only masterpiecesContinue reading “Across the river and back in time: Oltrarno in Florence”

Tuscany food: celiac friendly Restaurants, Trattorie, Pizzerie, etc.

Tuscany is a place where  the celiacs can travel with pleasure for their eyes and for their taste. The number of restaurants and trattorie offering gluten_free dedicated menu is growing constantly, and anyway, also where there is not any specific menu, the restaurants’ managers, waiters and chefs, are now aware about this kind of needs,Continue reading “Tuscany food: celiac friendly Restaurants, Trattorie, Pizzerie, etc.”

Taste, 8/9-11 March 2013, Florence

The exhibition dedicated to food excellence and the food lifestyle comes back again. Taste is the place where it is possible to meet the best international gastronomy operators and the the ever largest public of foodies. During and before the exhibition there is the “fuori di taste”. The city of Florence lives the “Taste” givingContinue reading “Taste, 8/9-11 March 2013, Florence”

Florens 2012 – Culture is quality of life – Biennale Internazionale dei beni culturali e ambientali -From November 3 to 8

Florens is held every two years and is currently in its second edition. During the first edition in 2010, 9000 attendees were recorded at conferences, and 200.000 at the other events. Particular success was achieved by commemoration of the miracle of San Zanobi, involving the installation of a green lawn between the Duomo and the BaptisteryContinue reading “Florens 2012 – Culture is quality of life – Biennale Internazionale dei beni culturali e ambientali -From November 3 to 8”

Firenze: storia, tradizioni, arte e cucina

STORIA Firenze nasce con la fondazione nel 59 a.C. di un villaggio che i romani chiamarono “Florentia“, probabilmente in onore della dea Flora o forse per l’abbondanza di gigli nella zona. Della Firenze romana è rimasto poco, distrutta dalla rapida crescita  della città medievale. Dopo la prima cristianizzazione attribuita ai discepoli di San Pietro: SanContinue reading “Firenze: storia, tradizioni, arte e cucina”