Piazza del Duomo

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  The true heart of florence is Piazza del Duomo, home to the the Duomo, Baptistery, and many other historic places in florence like Loggia del Bigallo, Opera del Duomo Museum and the Arcivescovile and Canonici’s palace. Santa Maria del

San Lorenzo Market: Testing the Quality of Leather

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Piazza San Lorenzo is lined with vendors selling  leather goods, scarves and other souvenirs. A visit in Florence is not complete without at least a walk through the market. While it may often be packed with tourists, the market is

Venice Carnival

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Described by many to be the best Carnival in all of Italy, Venice holds the title of having some of the most extravagant events during the Carnivale season.

Surviving Your First Week in Italy

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How do you make it through that first week in your new foreign home?

How to bike Florence

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With its beautiful narrow streets and dozens of paths, Florence is a great place to ride a bike!

Central Market in San Lorenzo

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Every step you take in Florence you can find traditional italian foods and wine that can make your tastebuds explode. However, upon entering the Central Market in San Lorenzo, one is overwhelmed with the smell, sight, sounds and hustle and