A blog about the House of Gucci history and its place in the fashion history of Florence, Italy.
A blog about the Medici library, Laurentian Library, in Florence, Italy.
A video of the history of Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy featuring works by Renaissance great--Sandro Botticelli.
A blog about the history of the Porcellino statue in Florence, Italy--the famed bronze boar fountain.
Shopping in Florence is a historian's delight. Artisans practice crafts perfected over centuries. You can stop by their workshops and see them in action. At numerous markets throughout the city, vendors honor their city's past selling at outdoor stalls as merchants did long ago. Stores that have been around for ages offer timeless treasures. Shopkeepers… Continue reading Things to Do in Florence: Shopping