History of San Gimignano

According to legend, San Gimignano was founded by two young patrician brothers who escaped from Rome and built the town’s first two castles in 63 B.C.: the Castle of Mucchio and the Castle of Silvia would later become the groundwork of San Gimignano. The town grew principally in the first three centuries of the Millennium, …

Youmody.com: Strolling and Shopping Florence Online

  A new platform for shopping in Florence has been launched online. Entitled YouMODY, the concept enables consumers to “stroll” the streets of Florence virtually, and enter the city’s most prestigious shops and artisan workshops to buy products. It’s the first time such a comprehensive approach has been taken to online shopping in Florence. While …

Discover Europe’s Christmas Markets

Discover Europe’s Christmas Markets   Fairy lights, handicrafts, gingerbread and snow-dusted squares transport visitors into a magical and timeless world at the Christmas markets in Vienna, Salzburg and Prague. Browse stalls selling hand-carved wooden toys, Christmas decorations, nutcrackers, Advent calendars and traditional confectionary, and enjoy outdoor concerts with a glass of glühwein in hand. This …

A Palace and the City

A Palace and the City Ferragamo Museum Hosts Exhibit on ‘Its’ Palace     From last May 8 up to April 3, 2016 the Museo Salvatore Ferragamo is hosting an exhibition which retraces the steps of the centuries-old history of the Spini Feroni Palace house of the Ferragamo Museum. The exhibit includes prestigious works of …

Eurochocolate Returns

The Sweetest Reason for a Day Trip Eurochocolate Returns in Perugia from October 16 to 25 By Emily Baqir   The 20th edition of the annual Perugia Eurochocolate Festival is returning from October 16 to 25. The festival will host the most delicious and assorted chocolate emporium with thousands of different products presented by more …