October 2014 – Mona Lisa’s Florence, Asolo, Daily Life in Venice

cover-october14Mona Lisa’s Florence
Mona (Madame) Lisa Gherardini, Florence’s most recognized daughter,  remains almost invisible in her hometown but the other of a new book on the world’s most famous face reveals where she lived her life in Florence.

The Heroines of Asolo
This small town an hour from Venice is not only stunning but has been enriched through history by three extraordinary women: a queen, an actress, and an adventurous travel writer.

Take A Walk with Me: Daily Life in Venice
An American expat takes us through the most important part of her day – shopping for fresh ingredients. Her visitors find her daily life just as fascinating as an Venetian museum.

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