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August 24, 2010

Tom Cruise Producing the Bestseller The Monster of Florence

… eight double murders committed between 1968 and 1985, killing young couples in remote spots in the countryside around Florence.

The novel in reality is the counter investigation by the journalist Mario Spezi, who has looked into the …

August 19, 2010

Top Ten Things to do in Florence

… in Florence, so here is a list of my top things to see (Or: what would I do if I only had 2-3 days in Florence).

1. Go to the top of Giotto’s Campanile
This bell tower was built in the 14th century. From the top of it …

July 19, 2010

A Quick Guide To Tuscany

… city during your stay. A busy, chic city, full of amazing architecture, priceless art, great shopping and fantastic dining, Florence is captivating and many visitors return here for short breaks or special events. Tuscany is full of contrasts and …

July 9, 2010

How to find out if youre a restaurantaholic

… Cardin, I knew I had the makings of a superb restaurantaholic.

MARVELLOUS cuisine revolutionized by Catherine de Medici from Florence in Italy who became Queen of France in 1547, has made France a magnet for food & wine lovers. Catherine …

June 29, 2010

The Brady Bunch

… Henderson). Bobcat Goldthwait was in “Police Academy 2” with Steve Guttenberg. Steve Guttenberg was in “Diner” with Kevin Bacon.

Okay one more: Florence was in “Holy Man” with Kelly Preston. Kelly Preston was in “Jerry Maguire …

June 21, 2010

I Love Touring Italy – Eastern Apulia

… one of two that indicated the end of the Via Appia (Appian Way), the historic road from Rome.

Everyone has heard of Florence in central Italy. But almost no one has heard of Lecce, sometimes called “the Florence of the south.” It is …

June 3, 2010

Hello From Chicago – Part 5 – A Visit To The Pullman Historic District

… an ethnically and economically mixed background.

Other famous buildings on the Pullman grounds include the Hotel Florence, named after Pullman’s favourite daughter. It opened in 1881 as a hospitality showcase for visitors to George Pullman …

June 1, 2010

Romantic Italy

… experience the feeling of really living in Italy.

The wines made in Tuscany are wonderful- be sure to experience them.

Florence is a city overloaded with beautiful works of art.

You have of course the Uffizi Gallery, which houses some …

May 25, 2010

A Farmhouse Holiday Florence Style

… the coast, depending on where your farmhouse rental is located.

Both long and short term rentals are possible at a Florence farmhouse. The rates are generally between 400 and 800 Euros per week depending on how many people are in your party …

Annual events: Renaissance Faire, Florence, Alabama

Why not take a step back in time and attend the South’s popular Renaissance Faire? The setting: Florence, Alabama’s lovely Wilson Park which is renamed Fountain-on-the-Green for this event. The backdrop: nature’s own colorful autumn theme with …

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