Pastrami is a 10 year old Golden Retriever who loves art. Or so we’d like to imagine, based on the
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I work at The Florentine, where we do a lot of translations from Italian to English. Over the years, we’ve
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, the ArtSmart Roundtable’s monthly theme for February is “love”. As usual, I’ve chosen
Many return visitors to Florence wax nostalgic about past experiences and wish to repeat them over again a decade later.
Updated October 2015 If you’re planning a return trip to Florence, Italy in 2015, or if you’re here for a
Have you ever felt truly inspired in front of a work of art? Have you been a victim to Stendhal
The word façade means both the “principal front of a building” or “a deceptive outward appearance”. In the Renaissance, architects
In an area or moment of particular artistic fertility there will always be pockets of local style, delimited by geography
UPDATE: This post is shortlisted by Italy Magazine as best blog post on an art and culture blog for 2014!
Gloria from the Pisa vacation rental “Behind the Tower” and I, Alexandra from ArtTrav, have teamed up to offer a
We hear of natural disasters too often these days. We watch them on the news and see photos online and
The time has come for me to tell you about my first date with my husband, on the occasion of
Someone, perhaps it was I, had the bright idea of the theme of “roots” for this month’s Italy blogging roundtable.
This month’s Italy Blogging Roundtable topic is elements. Although we could talk about just one element, I opted for the
I walked into Stefano Giusti‘s workshop in his parents’ garage in the industrial outskirts of Prato with my first question
Sing it: On the eigth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: eight live trouts, seven hares a
The October post for the Italy blogging Roundtable was “Fall in Tuscany.” And what I really wanted to do for
Summer holidays at the beach here in Italy tend to be quite routine and sedentary. This August I decided things