Friday, October 18, 2019
As of Friday, February 7th, 2014, all hopes of keeping up the post-Christmas diet have been quashed as Florence Italy's Santa Maria Novella square is enriched with the hypnotising smell of chocolate. Yes, the Artisan...
Florence Choccolate Fair Face Painting
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...
Male Fashion Winter 2014
I was stoked when Thursday rolled around. It was the day I was attending the biggest fashion event in Florence: Pitti Immagine Uomo. I'd been trying to figure out what I was going to wear...
Trumpets blare, the soft clinking of a metal breastplate bounces off the narrow walls, and leather creaks as the parade marches by while three young emergency medical aids do their best to explain to me,...
Best Looks Men Pitti Immagine Uomo Summer/Spring 2014 Preview
Seeing the crazy-beautiful ensembles the cool cats at Pitti Uomo + W come up with twice a year is one of the highlights of my Florentine life - and I'm not even into fashion! Whether...
goose firenze 4 ever boboli gardens
So here's a little fact about me: I love to look at fashion, but I don't have a single clue about the inside business or trends, at all. Well last night, June 17th, I got...
players at calcio storico
Ok, it's official, Calcio Storico is THE BEST thing Florence has ever done. I’ve been here since January and I have never had this much fun in this city. Let's start from the beginning so...
Nextfest Milano
When one thinks of Milan, a lot of things come to mind: top of the line (and break the bank) fashion, the enormous duomo, and…technological innovations? While Milan may be a hardworking, time-is-money type of...
StudentsVille Italy A-Z Photo Contest
StudentsVille has partnered with Il Panino Tondo (Florence, Italy's favorite hamburger and American breakfast home delivery service) to reward your Italian language learning/teaching efforts with a whole lot of deliciousness.In our Italy A-Z photo contest,...
Firenze Gelato Festival Alga Spirulina
The sign said, "arancia cioccolato" (chocolate orange), but the gelato underneath had a turquoise tint. "It's probably MINT chocolate orange. Or Pistachio," everyone kept saying. I looked back to the description."Alga spirulina." Wait a minute....