Life in Italy


Ottavio Bottecchia

The northern Italian cyclist won the Tour de France in 1924 and 1925.


New public gardens open along viale Michelangelo

Former Michelangelo campsite becomes summer events space.


Monsters at the museum: YŌKAI at Museo degli Innocenti

Until November 3, step beyond the veil to experience ghosts, ghouls and all things otherworldly.


Food + Wine


Ottone: Italian cooking in the neighbourhood

A word of advice to restaurant goers: head outside the city centre and into the residential neighbourhoods for some quality nosh. Ottone is just around the corner from piazza Beccaria ...


Zucchini, pistachio + lentil salad 

Dive into this healthy early-summer salad.


Tenuta Ruffino Poggio Casciano: fine wining + dining with a side of design

Head for the Florence hills for a gourmet lunch and wine tours.

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