Tag Archives: Florence

25 Favorite Photos of Tuscany

Tuscany is one of the most popular destinations in Italy, and these photos easily explain why. Located in central Italy, Tuscany  stretches from the Apennine Mountains to the Tyrrhenian Sea. From the rolling hills with scenes of serene countryside dotted … Continue reading

Posted in Italian History, Italian lifestyle and culture, Italy Photo, Italy Travel, Italy Travel Planning, Photography, TRAVEL | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Architecture of Italy

One of the many highlights in Italy is the spectacular architecture. Not only the age of some of Italy’s monuments but the style and sheer beauty is what strikes me. Spanning almost 3000 years, Italy’s diverse architectural styles reflect the … Continue reading

Posted in Italian History, Italy Photo, Italy Travel, Italy Travel Planning, Photography, TRAVEL | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

Inside the Accademia Gallery in Florence

On my first visit to Florence a few years ago, I rushed into the Accademia Gallery with one purpose in mind, to see the original marble sculpture of David by Michelangelo. I quickly found my way to the hall where … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Italian History, Italy Photo, Italy Travel, Italy Travel Planning, Photography, TRAVEL | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 25 Comments

Italy Travel ~ Images of Florence

Florence is a photographer’s dream. Art, architecture, people, tradition…Around every corner is another photograph. Each one can tell a story. Enjoy. The original sculpture is in the Piazza della Signoria. This sculpture was created from a single block of marble. … Continue reading

Posted in Italian Fashion, Italian lifestyle and culture, Italy Photo, Italy Travel, Photography, TRAVEL | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Made in Italy – Italian Shoemakers

I rarely go to the mall, but last week I was delighted to find a new store in the Treasure Coast Mall in Jensen Beach, Florida. Italian Shoemakers sells authentic Italian footwear which is 100 percent made in Italy. With … Continue reading

Posted in Italian Fashion, Made in Italy | Tagged , , , , , | 23 Comments

Gelato from Florence Comes to NYC

For the first time since it opened in 1929 Florence’s famous Vivoli Il Gelato has just opened a shop in NYC on the 6th floor of the newly renovated Macy’s at Herald Square.  As part of a $400 million remodeling … Continue reading

Posted in Italian lifestyle and culture, Italy News, Italy Photo, Italy Travel, Italy Travel Planning, Photography, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Memoirs of a Solo Traveler Hits #15 in Amazon Kindle Solo Travel Category

I want to say thank you to anyone who has bought my book, Memoirs of a Solo Traveler – My Love Affair with Italy. It has hit the #15 spot on the Amazon Kindle solo travel category. The numbers update … Continue reading

Posted in Italian Language, Italian lifestyle and culture, Italy Photo, Italy Travel, Italy Travel Planning, Photography, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Outdoor Markets in Italy

Almost every town in Italy has an outdoor market once or twice a week, and some even have it every day. These are usually where you can find things at prices much cheaper than in the shops.I love wandering about … Continue reading

Posted in Italian lifestyle and culture, Italy Photo, Italy Travel, Italy Travel Planning, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Photos – Food and Restaurants in Italy

I keep hearing that the photos of the food in Italy are everybody’s favorites,  so here are a few more plus some shots of some of my favorite kinds of places to eat in Italy – outdoor restaurants. Enjoy! I … Continue reading

Posted in Italian lifestyle and culture, Italy Photo, Italy Travel, Italy Travel Planning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

First in a Series of 3 Photo Books is Finally Completed

At the expense of putting my book on hold for the past week or so, I have finally completed one of my other projects. I am publishing a series of three photos books through Blurb.com featuring the photos I shot … Continue reading

Posted in Italian lifestyle and culture, Italy Photo, Italy Travel, Italy Travel Planning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment