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Recent comments posted on EM-I-LIS Blog

Recent comments posted on EM-I-LIS Blog

Ellen A month ago · 1 like    What a wonderful review of the lovely Splendor of Florence product line! I, too, am a huge fan of this heavenly s...

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Splendor of Florence July 05, 2017 During Christmas last year, as my sister, brother-in-law, and I were catching up, they t...

Eating on the Amalfi Coast... and other travel tips

Eating on the Amalfi Coast... and other travel tips

I have somehow become the unofficial travel agent for my family, friends (and friends of friends).  Especially when it comes to Italy, where I spe...

Baptistry in Florence

Baptistry in Florence

Early morning walk past the amazing Baptistry #splendidflorence

Matera.....a medieval city

Matera.....a medieval city

Splendid Matera.....there is no place like it on earth.  Ancient cave dwellings from the Paleolithic era and "more modern" cave dwellings that wer...

SOF Candles added to the "Passeggiata" collection

SOF Candles added to the "Passeggiata" collection

We now offer candles in our passeggiata collection, available in white or black.

Now this is the kind of "heavy metal" I appreciate!!

Now this is the kind of "heavy metal" I appreciate!!

I come to Florence every year in search of magic. There is so much of it in every direction I look— the centuries of art, the creations of the ...

Dinosaurs are alive and well...and living in Florence.

Dinosaurs are alive and well...and living in Florence.

People come from all over Europe to buy carved trees from this garden center just outside Florence, the Renaissance city!

Mayor says no to McDonalds in piazza Duomo

Mayor says no to McDonalds in piazza Duomo

News recently broke about the potential opening of a McDonald’s in piazza del Duomo, in the building currently occupied by Universo Sport. McD...

Top Five Street Foods of Florence, Italy.

Top Five Street Foods of Florence, Italy.

Florence is world renowned for having the finest restaurants offering a delectable Italian cuisines prepared according to recipes perfected over th...

Inside the Innocenti Museum

Inside the Innocenti Museum

The new Museo degli Innocenti, or Innocenti Museum, will open to the public on June 24, 2016. We got a sneak preview of the inside before the dis...

Can you guess what these are?

Can you guess what these are?

They were used for securing horses.......note how much higher the street was in Florence in the 15th Century!! White outline has been added to...