A Viking’s Tale of the American College Experience in Florence

A Viking’s Tale of the American College Experience in Florence

Ciao tutti! My name is Andrea. I am a 21 year old college student from Iceland currently studying and living in Florence, Italy. Iceland is a very small country and I can even bet ...

Uncle Jimmy’s: A Home Away from Home

Uncle Jimmy’s: A Home Away from Home

To begin, it should be understood that although Uncle Jimmy’s is not an upscale Italian bar where one can go to immerse themselves into the Italian culture, does not mean it isn’t ...

Ganzo: Life’s Learning Lab

Ganzo: Life’s Learning Lab

When I moved to Florence in 2013, it was a bittersweet transition for me. While I was excited and eager to start a new life and gain more independence, at the same time, I was some ...

Eating Ethnic in Florence

Eating Ethnic in Florence

While I would argue that it is nearly impossible to get sick of Italian food, there is no doubt that cravings hit hard and cannot be stopped. There are times when only fajitas or f ...

How To: Go Out Like an American in Florence

How To: Go Out Like an American in Florence

How to: Go out like an American in Florence by: Kate Sefton As an American living, studying and working in Florence, I have noticed many cultural differences. The nightlife culture ...

Marinara Pizza – What’s it all about?

Marinara Pizza – What’s it all about?

The first time I saw a marinara pizza in Florence, I assumed the restaurant had made a mistake. A pizza with no cheese seemed wrong, almost sinful. But after rereading the menu and ...

What’s the Deal with Florentine Cookies?

What’s the Deal with Florentine Cookies?

What's the deal with Florentine cookies? By: Kate Sefton  Before departing for my journey here in Florence, my mom got me all excited about eating Florentine cookies in the place t ...

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