Where to shop for the best souvenirs in Florence

Where to shop for the best souvenirs in Florence

If you’re lucky enough to be in Italy over the Christmas holidays, then you should share some of that luck by bringing back epic Christmas gifts that you can only find in the land of great fashion, great food, and great, well, everything. We asked our local guide Linda in...

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Your guide to gelato in Florence

Your guide to gelato in Florence

Gelato’s had a long life. Like, more than 5,000 years of living. As far back as 3000 BCE, Asian cultures snacked on flavoured crushed ice. Later, Egyptian pharaohs served fruit-sweetened ice to visitors. As well, Arab, Greek, and Roman cultures all served cold lemon drinks, much like sorbet, after dinner....

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Photo of the Week: Ponte Vecchio in Florence

Photo of the Week: Ponte Vecchio in Florence

As one of the most recognised landmarks in the beautiful city of Florence, Ponte Vecchio is certainly not camera shy. This bridge was the only one to survive in Florence during World War II, and is one of the few in the world with shops lining both sides – a...

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