Where Was A Room with a View Filmed in Italy? 8 Filming Locations in Florence & Beyond

the ponte vecchio bridge in florence italy with reflections in river

Then the pernicious charm of Italy worked on her, and, instead of acquiring information, she began to be happy. E.M Forster, A Room with a View I blame E.M. Forster. His 1908 novel, A Room with a View, marked the beginning of my enduring love affair with the Italian city of Florence. This was cemented […]

Discover the Life and Art of Michelangelo in Florence, Italy

marble bust of the head of michelangelo in florence

Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it Michelangelo Buonarroti Few people had more of an influence on Western art than Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, known simply as Michelangelo. Despite spending most of his life in Rome, Michelangelo considered himself a Florentine. […]

The Perfect Solo Trip to Florence: Solo Travel Guide to Italy’s Renaissance Gem

formal garden with small tress and a central fountain and views over florence

Are you planning a solo trip to Florence but are not sure where to start? This is where I can help. As an experienced solo traveller and a visitor to Florence many times over, I have the first-hand knowledge that you need to plan your perfect solo vacation. Dive into my guide to solo travel […]