Monthly Archives: September 2013

Tour of Florence for Interior Design fans

Recently, especially after I furnished my apartment, I realized I have a true passion for everything that has to do with interior design. I wouldn't call myself a true expert (if any on of you are architects, you'll have to forgive any mistakes), but I can say that I've developed my own personal style, hunting for furnishing and accessories all over Florence. I thought I'd share some of what I learned and put it in an "interior design tour" through the center of Florence. Let's start from the

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World Cycling Championships: Beyond Art in our Renaissance Capital

The World Cycling Championships are coming to Florence. Between September 22 and 29, 2013 more than 400 athletes from around the world will pour into Florence's streets (which have been decked in a nice new layer of asphalt for the occasion) and other Tuscan cities. Our Florence is the stage for the 86th World Cycling Championships. The event will involve five Tuscan towns: Lucca, Montecatini Terme, Pistoia, Fiesole, and, finally, Florence, which will be the end point for the races in each

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Inferno. Dan Brown tour.

Dan Brown, a famous author of books where historical fiction and thrillers meet, chose Florence as the setting for his latest blockbuster, Inferno. The gripping novel once again follows the adventures of Professor Robert Langdon (from The Da Vinci Code) as he goes on a manhunt plus a hunt for an object connected to Dante Alighieri.  If you've read the book, you can trace Langdon's adventures through the places described by Brown in this work that pays homage to the Divine Comedy's great

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