A Glimpse At New Luxury Hotel Openings In Central Italy

A number of new luxury hotels have recently opened in central Italy. getty In the coming months, many pandemic-weary travelers will be planning visits to Italy. After a number of closures over the past two years, a spate of new luxury hotels have recently opened their doors or will be doing so in the near … Read more

New vision for Florence: the transformation of a former tobacco factory

N ot much changes in Italy’s Renaissance-packed city of Florence. The marble walls of the Duomo, the bell tower designed by Giotto, the Uffizi Gallery and the Ponte Vecchio: together, they combine to make the city a monumental open-air museum of historical excellence. Yet for the Florentine population of around 700,000, the city’s rigid respect … Read more

Venice, Florence, Skye overtourism: How residents feel about travelers’ return

After two years of purely domestic or fraught travel plans, figures suggest Europeans are raring to go abroad this summer. But those living in Europe’s holiday hotspots are likely to feel more ambivalent. Travel numbers have now begun to climb back to pre-pandemic levels. The main teething issues – to put it mildly – have … Read more

Florence’s Full Immersion In Contemporary Art With Olafur Eliasson

Full immersion Florence means a lot of different things. It could mean a deep dive into the city’s Renaissance history, a meandering street food stroll tasting every trippa and lampredotto possible, and even an encounter with the encompassing swarms of visitors vying for a glimpse of any of its David replicas. To artist Olafur Eliasson, … Read more