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Michelangelo’s David Needs Your Help

He’s chiseled, he’s sculpted, and he’s famous. He has all the Renaissance ladies and present-day gals lined up at his door just waiting to gawk over him. Reaching about 14 feet 3 inches in height, Michelangelo’s miraculous David is one of the most impressive works of art to this day — and he could use a hand. To commemorate the 450th anniversary of Michelangelo’s death, The Florentine Press, publishing hous ...

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Florence and the Chocolate Factory!

Each year Florence, Italy hosts the "Fiera del Cioccolato Artigianale" (Artisan Chocolate Fair), a 10-day event where chocolate vendors from all over the country entice passersby with edible displays and delectable free samples. Here's a look at what gets the city to ditch their tailored Italian slacks for some good old stretchy pants: [caption id="attachment_8193" align="aligncenter" width="422"] Face and ...

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Florentine Fashion. Student Funds.

Living in Italy can often prove to be a strain on the purse strings for many students, and, as a result, it can seem difficult to keep up with the locals' infamous fashion sense. However, you do not need to put a dent in your funds in order to achieve a little flair on the streets. After all, it is not what you wear, but how you wear it. Scattered around Florence are places that you can find trendy garms at ...

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