Discovering the Made in Italy Christmas sweet

Discovering the Made in Italy Christmas sweet

Sweets are synonymous with celebration and during the Christmas season they become the real stars of the Italian table! Delicacies that accompany us with their tastes and aromas and that characterise every region of Italy, faithful to the local traditions. But let’s start our sweet-tooth tour in the discovery of…
UNA Poggio dei Medici Golf Club has been awarded with the “World Golf Awards” for “Italy’s Best Golf Course 2016”

UNA Poggio dei Medici Golf Club has been awarded with the “World Golf Awards” for “Italy’s Best Golf Course 2016”

UNA Poggio dei Medici Golf Club - located in Scarperia, Mugello - won the important prize "World Golf Awards" as "Italy's Best Golf Course 2016". The Club has hosted several professional and international competitions, and has been selected by "Condè Nast Traveller" for its "Hot List" as "The best Golf…
Top 10 must-see museums in Milan

Top 10 must-see museums in Milan

Painting, nature, modern art, cinema, photography and children. There are more than 60 public and private museums in Milan, which annually welcome nearly a million and a half visitors. Some are located within the walls of old restored distilleries, other in former factories or in sumptuous buildings and churches, and…
Exploring Tuscany from Florence

Exploring Tuscany from Florence

It’s no secret there’s a soft spot for Tuscany in just about every Italophile’s heart – whether or not they know the cypress-topped hills, rolling landscapes, idyllic vineyards and hilltop villages. Florence is the region’s crown and capital, but there’s so much more to see beyond its encircling hills. Here…
A lovely weekend in Tuscany

A lovely weekend in Tuscany

Green valleys descending through vineyards and forests, villages perched on wonderful hills, Reinassance villas, sports and unique gastronomic flavors. This, and more, is the Tuscan countryside, often in the background compared to cities such as Florence, Lucca and Siena, but no less beautiful and full of attractions for all tastes.…
St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums in Rome

St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums in Rome

Let’s try to imagine to hold a magnifying glass over a map of Italy. First of all focus on Rome, capital of Italy, the eternal city that everyone knows, and then, slowly, let's zoom more and more within its borders, up to frame the Vatican City, a tiny independent city-state…
Vino novello – a product of Italian excellence

Vino novello – a product of Italian excellence

Italy is world-famous not only for its gourmet culinary tradition but also for its excellent wine. One of the country’s specialities is “vino novello”, made in the same particular way as France’s Beaujolais nouveau, in which the wine is not aged before sale. With this technique, the grapes are not…
Ai Weiwei. Libero | Palazzo Strozzi, Florence

Ai Weiwei. Libero | Palazzo Strozzi, Florence

The most famous living Chinese artist and one of the most influential of our time, Ai Weiwei, occupies Palazzo Strozzi in Florence with his unconventionality and his provocative and dissident personality. Ai Weiwei, winner of numerous competitions, designed, among others, the National Stadium in Beijing and the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion…
7 food specialties of Mugello

7 food specialties of Mugello

Mugello, with its green valleys and its land rich of fruits, has always produced meat, oil, wine, honey, cereals, potatoes, and more. The dishes served on the territory are a mix of those ingredients, tasty harmonies of flavors, simplicity and authenticity. But what are the food specialties of Mugello, not…