Florence is the birthplace of the Renaissance and is closely associated with such iconic names in art as Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, Dante, Petrarch and Giovanni Boccaccio. A true mecca for history lovers and history of art in
Wanna go there! Pink sand on Ellafonisi Beach, Crete, Greece. Pink sand is formed of tiny red organisms that grow on dead coral reefs and pieces of shells which fall to the ocean floor and are washed onto shore. Photo credit: Jan-Erik Larsson found on
Turin is an important business and cultural center in northern Italy, capital of the Piedmont region, located mainly on the left bank of the Po River, in front of Susa Valley and surrounded by the western Alpine arch.