Category Archives: Firenze

Troppi Capolavori Italiani all’Estero: Perché?

Nei musei e nelle collezioni private di tutto il mondo si trovano migliaia e migliaia di quadri, sculture, arazzi, e altre opere d’arte che hanno lasciato le coste d’Italia nel corso dei secoli attraverso mezzi legali e non.  Ci sono … Continue reading

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Why are so many Italian Masterpieces found outside of Italy today?

In museums and private collections around the world, there are thousands and thousands of Italian paintings, sculptures, tapestries and other works of art that have left the shores of Italy over the centuries through means both legal and not so … Continue reading

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Guidando in Toscana

In generale, gli americani pensano che gli italiani siano autisti pazzi.  Forse è uno stereotipo o un luogo comune sugli italiani.  Ma mi ricordo che quando ero a Napoli, mi sembrava che quelli al volante raramente rispettassero i semafori, considerassero … Continue reading

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Driving in Tuscany

In general, Americans think that Italians are crazy drivers.  Perhaps it’s a stereotype about Italy.  But I remember that when I was in Naples, it seemed that those at the wheel rarely respected the street lights, considered other street signs … Continue reading

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Un gatto eccezionale: Una storia commovente

Nell’agosto 2015, Bella, un abitante di Scandicci, un comune a 6 chilometri sudest di Firenze, è andata in vacanza in Maremma, in Toscana vicino al mare.  Bella non poteva trovare nessuno che potesse guardare il suo gatto, Ogghy, mentre lei … Continue reading

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An Exceptional Cat: A Moving Story

In August of 2015, Bella, who lives in Scandicci, a town 6 kilometers southeast of Florence, went on vacation to Maremma, which is near the sea in Tuscany.  Bella was not able to find someone to watch her cat, Ogghy, … Continue reading

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Obama’s last state dinner

On October 18, 2016, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted their fourteenth and final official state visit in honor of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of Italy and his wife, Mrs. Agnese Landini.  State dinners are beautiful expressions of … Continue reading

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