Ever since I watched the lush and romantic film version of E. M Forster ‘s classic tale of Italian adventure and young love, I, like the chaperoned heroine Lucy Honeychurch “longed to wake up in Florence and fling wide the windows and lean out into the sunshine”. I have been lucky enough to visit the splendid city of Florence and succumb to its so aptly described “pernicious charms” a number of times over the years since I first was enamoured with those beautiful words. Young ladies are no longer chaperoned by maiden aunts and Baedekers have been discarded for smart phone apps and Kindle e-guides, but Florence is a city that still enchants the modern traveler with age-old charms. My favorite place to start is in the Loggia in the stately Piazza della Signoria. The sculptures that sit underneath curved arches cover centuries of artistic history from the Roman to […]
"Our 8 day Italian tour worth every penny"
Our family vacation with our two teen age kids was well organized from the moment we arrived Rome until our last day. Everything were well planned & there was no time wasted which made our 8 day Italian tour worth every penny. I really appreciate your help. Our tour guide from...
Corazon Bautista (Freash Meadows, NY)
Dolce Vita Tour, August 2013