Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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...
Florence is a big, wonderful place but how can you be certain you’re making the most of your time here? Have no fear – whether you are here on a short holiday or you’re in Florence for work or education, studentsVille is the place to get all your information!
My two weeks in Florence is nearly over and I didn’t think there would be anything left to enjoy; that was until I found myself at the Piazza della Repubblica!Piazza della Repubblica is a fantastic...
Have you ever walked by the Church of Santa Croce? Ever decided to peek inside, perhaps visit the burial place of some of the greatest figures to come from Italy?How about a visit to the...
Summer is officially over here in Firenze and I’ve just realized that September has gone away so fast. I’ve always believed that this month is like the “Monday of the year”, as I’m always full of good intentions and resolutions. But this extended summer made me forget about that and now I incredibly found out that it’s already “Tuesday” (for me and all people for whom the correspondence September-Monday make any sense).
There are fewer ways to make a girl feel like she needs a wardrobe overhaul than bringing her to Pitti Uomo, land of the well-dressed and beautiful. But alas, as awful as photographing handsome men...
In case you didn't already know, this week Florence hosts Pitti Uomo, a giant fashion trade show event, unlike anything you've ever seen. But the clothes aren't the thing to die for...it's the people. They...
artisan fair dog
In the early 19th century we saw the rise of Fordism, assembly lines and generic mass production. At the time, this was indeed a feat of ingenuity and profound efficiency, however, perhaps what Henry Ford...
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,...
Viareggio costumes
In late February/early March, extravagant paper mache floats cruise down the confetti-coated streets of Viareggio (Vee-ah-REJ-joh). For the past 141 years, this small beach town near Pisa has played host to one of Italy’s largest...