Alone with the dead in the cemetery of San Miniato

A visit to a cemetery is probably not at the top of your wish list when touring a city, but …

In the footsteps of Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’ : The church of Dante and Beatrice

The small church of Santa Margherita dei Cerchi, described vividly in Dan Brown's "Inferno, is located in a tiny side street in the heart of Florence.

Sillico: A surprising hamlet in Garfagnana

uring our recent stay in the Garfagnana region we wanted to taste some local specialties and we asked the owner …

La Garfagnana: The best kept secret of Tuscany

In northern Tuscany, surrounded by the Apuan Alps in the west and the Apennines to the east lies the Garfagnana region. A mountainous part of Tuscany that has not yet been discovered by mass tourism.

The garden of Palazzo Capponi

Once a year gardens and courtyard that are normally closed to the public open their doors for a peek of …

Florence seen from rooftop terras Se.sto On Arno

116Restaurant and bar Se.sto On Arno is located on top of the Westin Excelsior on Piazza Ognissanti. I was invited for drinks on the …

The garden of Palazzo Ximenes Panciatichi

A visit to the garden and courtyard of Palazzo Ximenes Panciatichi in Florence.

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