Monthly Archives: November 2016

The sculpture by Gaetano Pesce in Santa Maria Novella

Here we have another example of Renaissance Florence being true to itself and highlighting its bond with contemporary art. The choice of location this time is the gorgeous Piazza di Santa Maria Novella, whose relationship to contemporary art has already been spotlighted by the Museo del Novecento, diametrically opposite the majestic, historical facade of the church of Santa Maria Novella, both in its physical placement and its placement in history. An original sculpture by Gaetano Pesce has

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I Medici

After Inferno, Florence finds itself once again a big screen star. On October 18, RAI 1 broadcast the world premiere of the first episode of the TV series "The Medici" and it's already a huge hit. A major international production with a star-studded cast, it features the likes of Oscar-winner Dustin Hoffman and the acclaimed Richard Madden, star of the TV series Game of Thrones. In eight episodes, for now it is being broadcast only in Italy, but it will be sold internationally soon

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MaMa: Cooking School

Sometimes our guests come to Florence and fall so in love with Italian cuisine that they want to learn to cook it themselves. They often ask us where they could take a few cooking classes. Since we love to give our guests only the very best tips, we never suggest anything without having tried it first to make sure that it is up to our standards and that they come back happy. This is why we headed to the cooking school MaMa Florence to take a cooking class a few days ago. The small cooking

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