Things to Do in Florence, Italy

Things to Do in Florence, Italy

It is not a Q of what to do in Florence, it is a Question of how much and when. With its selection of museums, galleries, boutiques, and storied sites, this Tuscan city has something for everyone, from contemporary art fans and food lovers to sports fans and shoppers. To experience the Italian city to […]

France Prepares for “Ultra-Violent” Protests This Weekend

France Prepares for “Ultra-Violent” Protests This Weekend

France Prepares for “Ultra-Violent” Protests This Weekend France is mobilizing tens of thousands of police officers and closing landmarks including the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre as authorities warned that anti-government protests Saturday could be even more violent than the ones that have crippled the country for weeks. “According to the information we have, some […]

Overlooked Romantic Cities in Europe

Overlooked Romantic Cities in Europe

Overlooked Romantic Cities in Europe When most travelers think of Europe they think of  capital cities with world-renowned historical sites: London, Paris and Rome, but the most intimate and authentic experiences happen when discovering the undiscovered. Off the path, under the radar, these destinations are easily accessible thanks to Europe’s extensive bus and rail network. […]

The Biggest Gold Nuggets in Existence

The Biggest Gold Nuggets in Existence

The Biggest Gold Nuggets in Existence “Pepita Canaã” The largest surviving Gold Nugget, on display at the Brazilian central bank headquarters, Brasilia Ironstone’s “Crown Jewel” gold nugget is a single piece of crystalline leaf gold found in California in December 1992 by Sonora Mining Company is the 5th largest and pictured above Throughout gold rush […]

Experience Los Angeles & Beverly Hills, California

Experience Los Angeles & Beverly Hills, California

Experience Downtown Los Angeles & Beverly Hills, California A 20min drive from Pasadena takes you into Downtown Los Angeles, a rapidly gentrified neighborhood where new lofts and luxury high-rises rub side up with the city’s Skid Row dubbed “The Nickel” In the Bunker Hill district, across the street from Frank Gehry’s space-age Walt Disney Concert […]

Disputed Caravaggio on Display in Milan

Disputed Caravaggio on Display in Milan

Disputed Caravaggio on Display in Milan The director of the Brera Art Gallery in Milan is courting controversy by including in a new show a painting whose attribution to Caravaggio is disputed. Critics charge the decision to display “Judith Beheading Holofernes,” discovered 2 years ago in an attic in southern France, legitimizes its attribution to […]