Pope Francis in Florence

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The biggest news in November is, no doubt, visit of Pope Francis. Florence has been preparing for this visit and the Fifth National Bishop’s Conference over a long time. The Baptistery was completed, the Museo dell’Opera opened, prestigious artworks were

LdM & Oxfam presents Gluten Free Fridays

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Everyone loves Italian foods, their subtlety, simplicity, richness, and history. However, it can be hard to enjoy all the delicacy if you have gluten free diet, as Italian cuisine – pasta, pizza, panini – is quite heavy on carbs. But

the Must’s of November in Florence

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In November, Pope Francis visits Florence on coming Tuesday, November 10 for the national bishops’ conference. The 12th China National Exhibition of Fine Art takes place in Medici Palace till November 17, and an exhibition VISIO – Next Generation Moving Images

The Rock Contest 2015 of Florence

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From late October to November, Florence will “rock” with Rock Contest 2015, one of the best Rock music events in Italy. The Rock Contest is, as its name tells, a talent scouting event in which young rock bands present their

Rigour and Grace exhibition at Palazzo Pitti

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The Palatine Chapel opens for public for Rigour and Grace exhibition from October 22nd of 2015 to May 17th of 2016. The Rigour and Grace exhibition displays the heritage of the Society of San Benedetto Bianco. The Confraternity of San

La Firenze di Alfonso Mangone exhibition

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What is your Florence? How do you “see” Florence? Alfonso Mangone sees Florence with bright and warm blosomming of colors, Curator Francesco Corsi says. San Jacopo church in Campo Corbolini held a contemporary art exhibition La Firenze di Alfonso Mangone

Melanie Secciani’s wedding cakes: delicious art

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We all know, if you live in Florence, it is little sad when you’re stuck among tourists taking photos. This one type of photograph, yet, makes everyone on street happy: wedding photos. Tuscany region, is the most popular wedding destination

Tender Club in Florence

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“Come on, come on, come on. Get through it. Tender is the night.” LdM introduces Florence’s Tender Club. Located near Santa Maria Novella, Tender Club took its name from the song Tender by the English band Blur, which was a

Museo dell’Opera del Duomo opens again

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The Duomo of Florence is the very symbol of Renaissance – the rebirth of humanism and art. Under the maginificent red dome, there are even more beauties and history in the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, which translates into the Cathedral

Limonaia dello Stibbert

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Don’t judge a book by its cover, and don’t judge a space by its name. This Limonaia dello Stibbert doing so much more than what we expect for a lemon house! Limonaia was originally a space to raise lemon trees