Tag Archives: fresco

live it local! at palazzo belfiore

Last week, Meg and I stacked our Instagram with photos and quips from our 2014 Italian vacation, the Friendsgiving edition. While social media may have led you to believe that all we did was hunt for beautiful panoramas and rustic color-washed walls (you wouldn’t be entirely wrong), we were also lucky enough to take part in Florence’s very first Live It Local!, generously […]

palazzo vecchio courtyard

Some of my most perfect days in Florence involved nothing but hours of combing through Zara sale racks, 4 popsicles from La Bottega, and a chick flick at the Odeon.  I have Catholic guilt though. And what did Catholic guilt mean for an Art History student in Florence, constantly aware of the reality which would […]

castagno-apollonia

cenacolo crawl: florence’s last supper scenes

Thanksgiving! A heartwarming day when a beautiful feast is enjoyed and celebrated with family and friends. The holiday is distinctly American, but the tradition of gathering to share an important meal long outlives our young country. In the Christian tradition, Jesus shared a Passover meal with friends where he gave thanks; unfortunately, it took a […]