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The best bookshops in Italy – come in, cool off, warm up, read on….

When travelling in Italy, a great thing to buy is a nice book. In the day of electronic devices allowing you to read, take photos, check your email and what not, there is still nothing like a good ol’ fashioned … Continue reading

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Inspired by…Michelangelo’s David

American gun maker ArmaLite has received a lot of unexpected publicity in reaction to their ad featuring Florence’s beloved Michelanglo’s David holding a rifle. The ad has caused a great stir, and not just concerning infringements on copyright protecting the … Continue reading

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Cerca Trova: Palazzo Vecchio, Battle of Marciano & Vasari’s hidden message

If you’re a fan of Dan Brown, then one must-visit location to visit in Florence is the Palazzo Vecchio situated in Piazza della Signoria. The simple structure of the exterior defies the amazing interior. Stepping into the internal courtyard you … Continue reading

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Vasari – Days of (their) Lives

  Giorgio Vasari was one of the Renaissance’s greatest artist and architect – and arguably the biggest gossip of them all! Born in the charming Tuscan town of Arezzo in 1511, Vasari moved to Florence at the age of 16 … Continue reading

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INFERNO: from Dante to Dan Brown

Dante’s Inferno has become the basis for the latest Dan Brown novel of the same name. Dan Brown’s Inferno takes its name from the first of the three canticas that make up Dante’s Divine Comedy. In the poem, Dante recounts … Continue reading

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Dan Brown ‘Inferno’ Inspires Artviva Inferno Florence Tour – See AFP NEWS Video

Journalist Dario Thuburn interviewed Artviva about the impact Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’ will have on Florence tourism after Artviva launched the first and original Dan Brown Inferno Tour. See the short video below featuring Dan Brown and one of Artviva’s fab … Continue reading

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Inferno: Vasari, Dante & the Battle of Marciano

Nowadays Tuscany is synonymous with relaxing vacations involving wine tastings, long lunches in a hilltop town and meandering about the most breathtaking scenery you can imagine. However, some of the most quaint Tuscan villages actually share a long and violent … Continue reading

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Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’ sets Florence ablaze!

  ‘Inferno’, the latest novel by Dan Brown, is set in Florence Robert Langdon returns, treading through the Florence city streets as he deciphers the codes and mysteries in Dan Brown’s latest thriller, ‘Inferno’. Much of the novel is based … Continue reading

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Florence’s Seedy Underbelly: Sex, Drugs & Renaissance

You may be surprised to know that the Renaissance had more than its fair share of debauchery! In Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance, some of the most rich and famous led shocking lifestyles that line the seedy underbelly of Florence’s … Continue reading

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WTM World Responsible Tourism Day

7th November, 2012 is WTM World Responsible Tourism Day, a global initiative being celebrated with special events, communications and consumer promotions, demonstrating the tourism industry’s determination to make a real difference. Since its introduction five years ago, WTM World Responsible … Continue reading

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