Thursday, September 20, 2018
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- you...
On Island Time: My Take on Sicily By: Kate SeftonBeing in Taormina felt like being in a new country. The Italian way of life that I have become accustomed to over the past few months was completely...
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...
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 that most...
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 a place to check...
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...
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 fried...
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 is no exception.The biggest difference I have noticed since...
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 seeing that the...
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 they were created.A florentine cookie is a thin...