Bringing Photography to the Blind – Alinari Photography Museum of Florence

Think of art in Florence and one automatically thinks of Botticelli, Michelangelo and other great Renaissance artists on display in the must-see Florence museums of the Uffizi Gallery and Accademia Museum. But one little-known museum in Florence, the Alinari photography museum, is dedicated to the preservation and display of another art form, photography.   With […]

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It’s Fine Dining & Wining in Tuscany

  It was a stunning summer’s day when we set out from Florence to Tuscany with our own personal driver to explore the famous undulating Tuscan hillside and the treasures it bestows.   First, we stopped in the charming town of Monteriggioni for a traditional Italian breakfast of cappuccino and a pastry. A common mistake […]

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What’s so G.R.E.A.T. about I.G.P.&D.O.P.?

It is for good reason that Italian food is famous around the world. It is simple to make, delicious and healthy. In Italy, food also represents social gatherings and traditions, with it being quite normal for the family to gather daily for a long lunch sometimes even followed by a nap. It is social, with […]

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Marina Abramović – art, viva

After three decades as a performance artists, Marina Abramovi? is known to refer to herself as the ‘grandmother of performance art’. But there is nothing old about her works, which continue to inspire, amaze and even bring people to tears! During these thirty-something years as an artist, Abramovi? has amassed a body of work that […]

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