Postcards from Florence, Italy


Florence is a destination to head for if you are looking for renaissance art.  Florence is famous for its history: a centre of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of the time, it is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, and has been called "the Athens of the Middle Ages" In today's Piece of Life photo…

Michelangelo Square in Florence, Italy


Michelangelo Square is one of the best place in Florence to take picturesque panoramic views of Florence. We found this place thanks to suggestions on some travel guide and indeed, the pictures taken here are amazing. We were lucky enough to find this place quickly as it was located in just some 3 minute drive from our hotel. Read more: Villa…

Hotel Villa Carlota in Florence, Italy


Villa Carlota hotel in Florence is a 4-star hotel. We stayed here overnight just day before New Year in 2015. We arrived here after paid a visit to the leaning tower of Pisa and short wanderings around Tuscany vineyards. Previous night we spent at another 4-star hotel in Lucca. Read more:  Albergo Celide Hotel Review in Lucca, Italy. Villa…