Masterpiece Meets History on the Streets of Florence

While Florence is a treasure trove of world-class museums with the Uffizi, Pitti Palace, Bargello Museum and Opera del Duomo topping the crowded list, the outdoor statues and sculptures of the centuries-old city (59 BC to be exact) are just as equal in stature. Forgo the long museum lines, enjoy the fresh air, stroll along…

Sail, Sip and Savor Florence, Italy

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert As the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, the heart and soul of Florence is all about the appreciation of art. Situated on the banks of the River Arno, this scenic city is truly a cultural oasis of fine frescoes, sculptures, paintings, palaces, churches and cathedrals. Its treasured talent dazzles…