Italy

Italy is not only interesting to us because of the incredible, rich, exciting history in culture and arts, but also because it was a big part of the Hannibal Lecter stories. We’re very much into NBC’s Hannibal, and even though we’ve wanted to visit the country since forever, it was Hannibal’s third season and especially their featuring of the city of Florence in it that finally made Tiia book her flights and pack her bags.

December 11, 2016
Hannibal season 3 filming location in Italy

Day 11: Hannibal, Florence

Florence is a filming location for Hannibal season 3, but it’s also a city that looks more like a painting than an actual place. I went there for a few days with my friend Karl, and […]
February 18, 2016
Lovely hotels and delicious food in Florence, Italy

Lovely Hotels And Delicious Food In Florence

We’ve already talked about art and architecture, Hannibal locations and the leaning tower of Pisa, but one thing can’t be left out when talking about Florence: the food. The glorious, beautiful, delicious Italian food. Plus a […]
January 9, 2016
Hotel Brunelleschi, Florence, Italy

A Luxurious Night In Florence: Hotel Brunelleschi

Our last night in Florence was happily a luxurious one. After the first three nights we packed our bags and moved downtown to Hotel Brunelleschi. It’s a beautiful hotel, sort of hidden in a small alley, but […]
January 5, 2016
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy

Florence, Italy: Art And Architecture

How do I even start describing what Florence looks and feels like to someone who’s lived in a country full of clean, subtle and weather efficient architecture? In this article we take a quick look at […]
December 28, 2015
The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy

A Quick Stop At The Leaning Tower Of Pisa

Our Hannibal Lecter themed trip to Florence started with a quick stop in Pisa, a home to one particularly famous askew tower. Me and my excellent Welsh friend Karl wanted to travel quite cheap, so we flew from […]
December 22, 2015
Hannibal Locations in Florence, Italy

Visiting Hannibal Locations in Florence, Italy

My trip to Florence, Italy was another great reminder of what a brilliant concept film tourism is. We got to see all the great sights, but also had some lovely, fun encounters with the locals while […]