Uffizi Wins in Social Networks

The Uffizi Museum made it to hit over 100.000 followers on its Instagram profile ‘UffiziGalleries’. One of the top Italian museums in number of followers, the Uffizi even competes with the top contemporary art museums such as the Venice Peggy Guggenheim that has 147.000 followers. On Twitter, the Uffizi is second only to the Milan …

Wine Tasting and Painting Session

A Glass of Art combines a painting session with tuscan wine tasting. Art and food lovers will be served in a characteristic 12th century well, turned into an ideal painting studio for the occasion. Lukas, an artist and art instructor at Studio d’Arte Toscanella, will guide you through the process of creating your own artwork …

Ambrogio Lorenzetti on Display

Sarah Litchman The Ambrogio Lorenzetti exhibition on showcase at Siena’s Duomo has been extended until April 8. The exhibition marks the highest point of a project began in 2015 designed to improve the conservation of Lorenzetti’s work and acquaint the Italian and foreign public with his artistic output. Under the Inside Restoration project important works …

Best Places to Jog in Florence

Jogging in a crowded city with hardly any sidewalk space can be frustrating and dangerous. Luckily, Florence offers scenic routes where jogging is safe and enjoyable. Walking in the city center in the morning or evening, you are likely to encounter individuals in their sportswear, especially in parks and along the Arno. Here are six …

Running to Fight Against Breast Cancer: Corri La Vita Returns on Sept. 24

The Corri la Vita marathon is returning on Sept. 24. Founded in 2003, the marathon has been raising over 4.500.000 euro in 14 years,with 275.000 participants from all over the world, bringing together charity, physical activity, culture and social commitment. Athletes and non-athletes alike are welcome to participate in the five-kilometer walk or the 11-kilo- …

A Springtime Sandwich

A sandwich as fresh as the spring. The ingredients are prosciutto, buffalo mozzarella, fresh tomatoes and pesto. The inventor is Pino of Salumeria Verdi. Salumeria Verdi began as a sandwich shop with 10 menu options and has transformed through 25 years. Pino’s favorite customers are Americans students: they are the ones he loves to serve …

March Madness

Mad as a March Hare! “In like a lion, out like a lamb” aptly describes the month of March. As the goddess Flora descends upon the Renaissance city, the days gradually grow longer and warmer. The chill of winter is quickly forgotten, and the countryside beckons us with vibrant buds and fragrant breezes. To sports …

The History and Secrets of Pizza Explained

  THOMAS RICCIOTTI The major Italian association representing agriculture, Coldiretti, has recently celebrated the 125th anniversary of the Pizza Margherita, in the belief that it was invented in honor of the Italian queen in 1889, when the pizza maker of the Neapolitan pizzeria Brandi was called to the Campodimonte royal palace in Naples where allegedly, …

Get Your Food Home Delivered

Pizza, Mexican, Sushi, Chinese, Thai, Typical Tuscan Deliveroo is an award-winning delivery service founded in 2013 by William Shu and Greg Orlowski. Deliveroo works with over 16,000 best-loved restaurants, as well as over 20,000 riders to provide the best food delivery experience in the world. Deliveroo is headquartered in London, with more than 800 employees …

Taste, Again

Pitti food lifestyle fair returns March 11-13 The 12th edition of Pitti Taste, the fair dedicated to the excellence of Italian taste and food lifestyles, is returning from March 11–13 at the Stazione Leopolda with a focus on coffee. Presented by Pitti Immagine, Taste showcases products from more than 340 leading Italian companies in the …