Art, Travel & Life in Italy & Europe


Ospedale degli Innocenti: a social history

Brunelleschi’s building in Piazza S.S. Annunziata is easily recognized by its majestic portico, a series of round arches punctuated by

The church of Santa Croce in Florence – art and history

History of the franciscan order and description of the major early renaissance acheivements in the Church of Santa Croce in Florence (begun in the 1290s).

Florence Piazza Duomo history and function podcast

This podcast (9 minutes long) takes you on a tour of Piazza Duomo in Florence, Italy. We talk about the