Visiting Famous Spots Again

With COVID now under control, or at least less scaring than when first hit, we can travel again and visit those places that never go out of fashion.  I’m used to go to Venice anytime I like. And whether it is taken by crowds of tourists, somewhat, at least for the habitues it is always […]

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Firenze is a Flower

FLORENTIA The Latin name of Florence was Florentia (“flowering”), its coat of arms is a flower as well. The symbol is not the French Fleur de Lys—though it looks like it, but the “Giaggiolo” (Sweet Iris), the violet is in fact also the color of the Florentine soccer team. To visit Florence properly it takes a […]

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One last word on Gelato before Fall

Let’s be clear; Gelato and Ice Cream are not the same thing. Gelato is creamy, cold, velvety, and comes in a multitude of flavors. But what is that makes the difference? Gelato contains more milk than cream, hence it freezes at a lower temperature and tasts cooler, lighter, and more refreshing. It contains less air […]

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