Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Cribs of Tuscany

The Cribs of Tuscany, from the mechanical to the living ones, are true works of art that are renewed every year thanks to the skills and commitment of lovers and artists, who work for months to develop set designs and choreography, create attractive views and lights effects that will leave you speechless. From Firenze...

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16 December 2015

Basic Italian dictionary for your holiday in Italy

Nowadays in Italy it’s quite common to find people speaking English especially in touristic cities, but not everywhere. Just to satisfy  your curiosity about our beautiful Italian language, here we try to give a small basic italian dictionary. For example the day of the week: Read More
16 December 2015

The Cavallucci biscuits Recipe

The recipe of the Cavallucci biscuits of Siena is one of the typical Christmas recipes. The Cavallucci are one of the most famous sweets of Christmas period and they are prepared by melting sugar with honey, adding flour, walnuts, orange zest, anise and other spices. Originating in the area of Siena, they can be found on...

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15 December 2015

Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio, built near a crossing of the Roman era, until 1218 was the only bridge in Florence which crossed the River Arno. Ponte Vecchio, as you see it today, was built in 1345 after a violent flood had destroyed the previous bridge. During World War II the German troops destroyed all Florence’s...

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11 December 2015

Monday Lunedì
Tuesday Martedì
Wednesday Mercoledi
Thursday Giovedì
Friday Venerdì
Saturday Sabato