Florence: Italy’s Open Air Art Museum, Part 2

As you Soak in the Renaissance of Florence make sure have plenty of time for Italian Treasure Hunting and Tasting Tuscan's Finest! * Italian Treasure Hunting There's plenty of shopping to be done in Florence no matter what your treasure of choice may be. Leather: The place to go is San Lorenzo Market and make [...]

Florence: Italy’s Open Air Art Museum

Florence is truly a feast for the senses. Everywhere you walk, everywhere you look, everything you taste is a masterpiece! This is the cradle of the Renaissance where the Italian language was formalized. Julius Caesar founded Florentina in 59 BC. In the 14th century, the Medici family began its reign of power making it the [...]

My favorite Florence restaurant opens in DC!

Imagine my surprise & delight tonight reading the paper over a nice glass of Pinot Grigio when I see my FAVORITE Florence restaurant, Acqua al 2, opened on Capitol Hill in DC at the same time we moved back to the area in May!!! The Washington Post's Tom Sietsema writes about the new DC spot [...]

2019-03-20T13:59:06-06:00Categories: Travel|Tags: , |

Highlights Of Italy

We've lived in Europe for two years now and have been lucky enough to travel all over the countries but Italy is one we keep going back too. We just made our 5th trip to this beautiful and diverse country. Here's our itinerary from Tuscany Autumn 2006 that includes my DON'T MISS highlights... Lucca, Radda [...]

2019-03-20T13:59:18-06:00Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , |
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