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HERE’S THE “BUCAIOLI”

  If in Florence you hear a Florentine who turns to another with the nickname “Bucaiolo” (‘buco’ in Italian means ‘hole’, bucaiolo), is nothing but a nice typical expression that means “villain, rascal” ..Treccani (the most important encyclopedia…

EXCURSION ON VESPA

    If in Italy you talk about scooters and motorcycles and you wonder what means can be the most characteristic, the answer is only one: LA VESPA! It was patented in 1946, it is one of the…

DID YOU KNOW THAT THE STATUE OF FREEDOM IS ‘BORN’ IN FLORENCE?

Entering Santa Croce, you will probably wonder what the Statue of Liberty is doing there … Pio Fedi was commissioned to design and build a solemn funeral monument to celebrate the decennial of the death of the playwright…

A SNACK ON THE OUTSKIRTS

  ‘THE BUN  OF CHIESA NUOVA IS A LEGEND’   It’s true, If you are taking a trip through the Florentine hills (San Casciano) and it’s time for a snack, you absolutely must stop by GIOTTO. Always hot…

The first three Pizzerias of Florence

  The first three Pizzerias of Florence   Do not you think that good pizza is only in Naples? Also in Florence we boast a wide choice of places where you can taste “the real Italian Pizza”.  …

Tourist Apartments In Florence: Prices in 2018

If you are looking for an apartment for your next vacation in Florence, this article will give you the kick start to survive in the maze of apartment rental in Florence. If you are planning your stay much…

Why Booking on Firenze Lodging is Safe!

A common question when buying online is “can I trust this web site?“.  Answer may vary depending on what are you looking for, in our case you are looking for a rental property in Florence!

Palaces in Florence

Strozzi Palace Strozzi Palace is one of the historical buildings of Florence and constitutes one of the greatest example of civilian architectural of the Renaissance. It is possible to enter the building from three monumental entrances that overlooks…

Where to buy fresh fish in Florence

Where To Buy Fresh Fish in Florence

Where To Buy Fresh Fish in Florence Florence isn’t by the sea but is also not far from it. Supposedly fresh fish hits Florence on one particular day: Tuesdays (also Fridays). Why on Tuesday in particular is explained by the…

10 top restaurants with view in florence

10 Top Restaurants With View in Florence

10 Top Restaurants With Terrace & View in Florence Florence can be appreciated nose up or nose down, it depends on your preferences! Florence is well known for being a “Museo a Cielo Aperto” which literally translates into “Open…

How to Find a Good Restaurant in Florence

How To Find a Good Restaurant in Florence

How To Find a Good Restaurant in Florence, Tips! Tuscany and Florence are home of one of the best cuisines in Italy with simple yet delicious dishes such as Ribollita, Bistecca, Pappa al Pomodoro. In this article we will help…

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Where to Dump Your Garbage in Florence!

Where to Dump Your Garbage in Florence! As promised we’re back on blogging we missed it a lot and we are looking forward to keep posting interesting notes about living in Florence for tourists of both short and long…