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If you are like me you love to try regional foods when traveling – things you can’t find at home, and dishes that connect you to and speak of the culture and people you are visiting. When visiting Florence, here are some famous traditional Florentine dishes you won’t w...

 

There is great live music in Florence if you know where to look. We met Roberto (Bob) Uggiosi and Emiliano Tozzi of Abbellicapelli (aka ABC sextet) after seeing them play several times at Volume in Santo Spirito. Their band is excellent and a lot of fun, and Bob and E...

Santo Spirito is located “on the other side” of the Arno, an area referred to by locals as the Oltrarno. It is one of my favourite places to eat, hang out, listen to live music, and shop in Florence.  Santo Spirito is filled with artisan shops tucked along its quaint s...

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