Florence's First Lady and Last Medici

Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici: The Woman Behind the Treasures of Florence And so it was that in Florence on July 9, 1737, a day likely...

Florence's Orsanmichele: A Storied History

Via Calzaiuoli is a street made for strolling. Along this pedestrian-only thoroughfare, it's easy to wander between some of Florence's...

The Passeggiata: A Most Italian Tradition

One of the most quintessential of all Italian traditions is the passeggiata, when friends and family take to the streets of their town in...