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About Paola Di Felice

My passion for languages and travels led me to study languages, particularly English and German, first at the Language High School and the at the Translator and Interpreter School in Florence. I then graduated at the University of Pisa in Languages, with a specialization in History of Art. I have been active in the tourist sector for almost 20 years and since 1997 I have been working as a licensed tourist guide in Florence. I have lots of interests like, for example, travels, wines … and more…

Ways of saying Florence: or speak as a Florentine!

By |2018-09-21T13:18:41+00:00September 21st, 2018|Discovering Florence|

Ways of saying Florence: or speak as a Florentine! While we have already blogged about the hurdles of Italian pronunciation on a previous It’s Florence! post, today we want to give you an idea about some ways of saying that are peculiar of the city. […]

The birth of Venus: Botticelli’s Masterpieces in Uffizi, Florence

By |2018-09-11T13:15:25+00:00September 11th, 2018|Discovering Florence|

The birth of Venus: Botticelli’s Masterpieces in Uffizi, Florence The Birth of Venus by Botticelli (if you remember, a source of inspiration for a Florence – related book too) is – along with her “sister”, the Primavera – one of the most iconic Renaissance paintings. Let’s discover it together! […]

Florence books: because Florence is not only bricks and marble! ;-)

By |2018-08-16T11:37:44+00:00August 16th, 2018|Discovering Florence|

Florence books: because Florence is not only bricks and marble! 😉 Florence books: books about Florence, set in Florence, “made in Florence”… Books to read before reaching the Cradle of Renaissance to get in the mood, while you are in Florence to get inspired and even more connected to the city, when you are back [...]

Savoy Florence: innovation and tradition

By |2018-07-18T13:30:32+00:00July 18th, 2018|Discovering Florence|

Savoy Florence: innovation and tradition Savoy Florence reopened on April 13th after a massive overhaul. In the heart of the city (Piazza della Repubblica), Savoy Florence has a brand new design inspired by the Florentine Renaissance, and new connections with the fashion world. […]

Florence Interactive Map: discover more with It’s Florence!

By |2018-07-11T12:07:47+00:00July 11th, 2018|Discovering Florence|

– – Florence Interactive Map: discover discover more with It’s Florence! Take a look at our map for Florence suggestions, insights, stories: follow from us fromour blog to the nooks and crannies of the cradle of Renaissance! […]

Florence Sky II – a Florentine sky for Medici and Galileo

By |2018-07-11T10:01:12+00:00June 27th, 2018|Discovering Florence|

Florence Sky II – a Florentine sky for Medici and Galileo Let’s discover together a couple more of Florentine sky secrets. And, by day or by night, don’t forget to go back to our Florence views post! […]

Piazza della Repubblica Florence: heart of Florence!

By |2018-07-11T10:01:13+00:00June 13th, 2018|Discovering Florence|

Piazza della Repubblica Florence: heart of Florence! Piazza della Repubblica Florence: one of the fulcrums of Florence city centre along with Piazza del Duomo (the seat of the cathedral, bell tower, baptistery), Piazza della Repubblica has a history longer than the Duomo one, and many stories to tell. […]

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