Tag Archives: Porcellino

florence goes west

It’s Thursday in Florence and Meg and I are in the throes of our great Italian adventure/reunion/total love-fest. We’ve been eating our weight in gelato, frolicking through the strade, and searching out unknown hidden gems, of course, to share with our loyal readers upon our return (if we don’t cancel our tickets home that is). […]

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florence’s best markets by neighborhood

We understand that shopping fundamentally flies in the face of our Florence for Free mantra, but you’d miss a major part of Italian culture if you didn’t explore the country’s many open-air markets! Brimming with charming antiques, fresh fruits, and homemade soaps, each bazaar is a feast for the senses. Of course, buying something is […]

stefano bardini museum

They say people have something like 5 love languages right? Well this February Florence only needs one way to say I love you – Un Bacione a Firenze. As Meg told us a few weeks ago, one Sunday each month during 2013, Florence is opening the doors to some of its top tier treasures and […]