Umbria: Italy’s Green Heart

Rolling green hills, expansive vineyards, olive groves, and wildflowers—the Italian countryside is a beautiful place, and spending some quality time exploring it is a very worthwhile pursuit. And while Tuscany can have too many foreign visitors for some purists’ liking, there are some excellent alternatives where you can still experience more of the authentic lifestyle. […]

A Medicean Itinerary at the Uffizi

The Uffizi Gallery was commissioned by Cosimo I deí Medici in 1560. It hosts many different works of art, many of which were commissioned by this famous, powerful and forward looking Florentine family. Inside the gallery it can be identified a precise itinerary of works that tells the story of the Medici family through the […]