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One day in Florence

One Day In Florence   What’s the best way to spend one day in Florence? Spend at least three days in Florence to really soak in the Renaissance charm of this city. However, we know that a lot of people just don’t have that amount…

Most common Italian verbs

Most common Italian verbs: Increase your vocabulary Verbs are doing words, and with Italian verbs, just like in English, they’re used to denote an action performed by someone or something. Anything you or anyone else does needs a verb so that you can do it….

Palio di Siena

Palio di Siena Twice a year, Siena is host to the famous horse race known as the Palio di Siena. Ten riders, representing ten of the 17 contrade (city wards) mount up, bareback, and complete three laps around Piazza del Campo. Don’t miss it on…

Quadrilatero della moda

Quadrilatero della moda Milan is Italy’s – and an international – fashion capital. The city hosts innumerable boutiques selling jewelry and the most famous fashion labels in its Quadrilatero della moda. The Fashion Quarter is the district of luxury Milan and great labels. “Quadrilatero” because this shopping district…

Duomo di Firenze

Duomo di Firenze The duomo di Firenze, church of “Santa Maria del Fiore” in Florence is the result of an architectural project by Arnolfo di Cambio, begun in 1296. Brunelleschi designed the dome in the late XVII century. The dome of the Duomo is octagonal…