Tag Archives: la specola

Carnevale in Viareggio by tgcasa

upcoming events: february 2014

This month we’re starting things off with a quick plea. We’re honored and humbled to have been named to Italy Magazine’s shortlist of Best Italian Travel Blogs. Grazie to them, and grazie mille to you for making this blog possible! To make it to #1, however, we need your vote – all it takes is a […]

Lovers, carousel at night, Florence, Italy by Robert Crum

upcoming events: february 2013

February: it’s so much more than Valentine’s Day. While Florence is a romantic place to spend a lovers’ holiday, we’ve got a whole month of free events and tours to get to. Tell your sweetheart (if you’ve got one) that you’re on a mission for more museums this month. If you’re single – we’ve got […]

piazza santo spirito

neighborhood crawl: santo spirito

If you manage to fight through the downtown crowds and slip over a packed Ponte Vecchio, you’ll encounter a much easier, even more delightful Florentine experience. We’ve explored part of the San Niccolo neighborhood on our San Miniato hike, but this crawl is dedicated to my favorite city quartiere  – Santo Spirito. This walk will […]