HALLOWEEN IN FLORENCE: WHAT TO SEE, EAT, AND DO.

Founded by the Romans in 59 BCE, it is no surprise that witches and ghosts have made their mark during Florence’s long history. Several years ago, Halloween was virtually unheard of- much less celebrated- in Italy. Fortunately, this is no longer the case.    WHAT TO SEE:  Hotel / Pensione Burchianti: This 17th century building contains beautiful frescoes …

The Birth of the Fashion Show

The innovative idea of a fashion show, an idea that has long since gone global, was first conceptualized by Giovan Battista Giorgini and held on none other than the very street where there now stands today, decades later, Danilo Ceri’s vintage clothing store, in Florence. The original store is located in the Oltrarno neighborhood of …