Florence

Ponte Vecchio in Florence

The most famous tourist attraction in Florence and probably the most visited. Ponte Vecchio or the “Old Bridge” is, among other things, called the world’s most beautiful bridge. It is not like other bridges and therefore you should see it…

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Zucchero concert in Florence

Italy’s most famous musician Zucchero, is currently on tour in Europe and has been since May, where he started in Zurich in Switzerland. He is playing songs from his latest album Chocabeck and the tour is called Chocabeck Tour 2011….

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Mercato Centrale in Florence

Like all cities in southern Europe, Florence also has a market where you can buy fresh food of high quality. Mercato Centrale in Florence has a buzzing atmosphere and is worth a visit if you are planning to go to…

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Florence Marathon 2011

Like so many other cities in the world, Florence also has their own Marathon. It is not the same size as New York, Berlin and London Marathon. But this year Florence Marathon will be held for the 28th time and…

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Are Guidebooks Really Necessary ?

A guidebook can be an essential part of a person’s holiday kit. However some travellers choose to steer clear of travel guides in an attempt to learn about a country independently. Your opinion on whether a guidebook deserves a place…

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Café de Paris in Florence

Looking for a typical Italian aperitivo place in Florence? Don’t miss out Café de Paris. Chick, modern, sophisticated, and crowded with well-dressed people. The place definitely lives up to its name. The central location, affordable prices and the delicious cocktails…

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Florentine Cuisine

If we had to describe Florence’s food in only 3 words, we would say – Chianti, Florentine steak and Focaccia. Italy is a great gourmet destination, but to enjoy it at its best, it is good to know the basics…

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