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Insights & Guides

Jun 16
A Short History of the Life of Giotto

Giotto was an architect and painter from Florence, Italy during the Late Medieval…

Jun 08
Giorgio Vasari, his corridor and his life

Read about Giorgio Vasari's contribution to Florence's artistic heritage.

May 31
Donatello, his David and his early years

The Davide sculpture counts as just one of Donatello's lasting contributions to Florence.

May 28
Dante, the poet of Firenze

Florence's moral philosopher and author of the Divine Comedy.

Apr 21
The renaissance genius of Michelangelo

The creation of Adam is just one of Michelangelo's famous works.

Apr 15
Reasons to visit Florence

Firenze: cradle of the Renaissance! The place to immerse yourself in world-famous art,…

Apr 12
Masaccio’s gift for movement and nature

Considered by Vasari as one of the best painters in the Renaissance period.

Apr 04
A short history of the life of Brunelleschi

Florence in Italy is home to some of Brunelleschi’s most famed works, making use of…

Mar 29
Leonardo of Vinci.

The Mona Lisa was just one of many creations by the polymath from Vinci.

Apr 09
Show me what I’m missing!

Florence, Tuscany According to UNESCO nearly one-third of the world’s treasures can be…

Apr 06
11 of the best things to see

A photographic tour of some of the highlights of Florence

Feb 06
Street Knowledge

Our resident editor shared some tips for surviving not just the Florentine heat but…

Jul 06
Bistecca Fiorentina 101

In Florence there is only one type of Florentine steak or flank steak to eat and it’s…

Apr 14
When to come?

If you’re about to relax and take a holiday in Tuscany this year, then here are a few…