Saturday, February 23, 2019
Italian Coffee
Sure, you’ve had an espresso and a cappuccino, but that’s just the tip of the Italian coffee iceberg, my friends. Coffee in Italy is a thing of it’s own. Even if you’re familiar with copycats...
So we’re pretty sure you learned how to say all the most used slang words in Italy from our past post, but we also know that you’re here to learn this beautiful “lingua”. Obvs, we...
Ahhhh...Italy. Home to carbs, gelato and lots and lots of men. Tall, dark, and handsome men. And creepy men. And men that confess to loving you a little too fast.Ladies, I hate to break it...
Bidet in Florence Italy Bathroom
The most typical question I get from new arrivals in Italy isn't "Where can I exchange money?" or "How do I get to the nearest gelato place?" but "What's that thing next to the toilet...
marinara pizza
The first time I saw a marinara pizza in Florence, I assumed the restaurant had made a mistake.What is Marinara Pizza? Pizza Marinara, a pizza with no cheese seemed wrong, almost sinful. But after rereading the...
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, though, I would encourage students...
1. The "fiorino d’oro" of the Republic of Florence, created by the Medici family, was the first European gold coin struck in sufficient quantities to play a significant commercial role since the seventh century.
So you're walking down the streets of Florence, on your left you've got Palazzo Signoria, the center of Florentine Medici power. Right in front of you, one of the wonders of Florence, you've seen it...
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 magical time in Florence! There...
Duomo Florence
It’s been a while that we’ve only been talking about food and I mean that’s really a good topic and all, but I’m on a diet at the moment so I can’t be doing that...