Christmas 2017 in Florence

Christmas 2017 in Florence

Many students and expats will be spending the holiday season in Florence this year. Tuscany is beautiful all year round, but Christmas is a wonderful time to experience a very magi ...

4 Tips on Saving Money while Travelling Abroad for Students

4 Tips on Saving Money while Travelling Abroad for Students

According to the NAFSA, over 300,000 students travel to study abroad every year. That’s almost 10% of college students in the United States. In fact, a majority of U.S. students wh ...

TOP 6 waist expanding habits you may have picked up

TOP 6 waist expanding habits you may have picked up

So you have completely abandoned yourself to the delights of “La dolce vita” ? At first it was one extra glass of Chianti, the pastries and the gelato ..and now.. all of a sudden- ...

On Island Time: My Take on Sicily

On Island Time: My Take on Sicily

On Island Time: My Take on Sicily By: Kate Sefton Being in Taormina felt like being in a new country. The Italian way of life that I have become accustomed to over the past few mon ...

Taormina, Sicily- the food, the sites, the fun

Taormina, Sicily- the food, the sites, the fun

When study abroad students are planning their spring breaks, they tend to look at the common beach cities such as Barcelona and Lisbon. After spending a week in Taormina, Sicily, t ...

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 ...

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