Saturday, February 23, 2019
Getting sick is never fun. Especially when you're an English speaker in a country full of Italians...double yikes! Not only do you not have the support and love of your family back home (unless you're...
If you stay in Italy for a substantial period of time, you start to notice that there are certain characters that keep popping up all over the place. Here is a rundown of some of...
Train ticket Italy
It was bound to happen; we all knew it would eventually. Culture shock hits and I end up dazed and confused, looking very much like the American I am. What we didn’t know is that...
"It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end." ~ Ernest HemingwayThere are millions of reasons to travel but I find one of the...
Ciao a tutti! I’m Natalie, the new intern at studentsVille. I’ll be sharing everything I experience and learn from the Italian way of life for the rest of the summer, which I'm pretty excited about....
March 21st is officially the first day of spring in Florence Italy, and we're just as excited about it as you are. While Florence keeps itineraries packed all year long, there are some activities better...
Il Latini Italian Restaurant in Florence Italy
Whitney Richelle, Studentsville Project Manager, takes you to famous restaurant "Il Latini" in Florence, Italy. She introduces you to some of the most typical Tuscan cuisine: two soups that have been around since the Middle...
Making Espresso In An Italian Moka Stovetop Coffee Pot
Studentsville Project Manager, Whitney Richelle, shows you how to make a real Italian espresso in a Moka, the stovetop coffee pot that Italians use at home. If you are renting an apartment in Florence, you'll...
Bialetti Moka Italian Coffee Espresso Machine
Italian coffee is so special it even has its own machine. Unless you’re some kind of cultural genius, you probably don’t have any idea what it is or how the heck it works.And so we're...
Whether you’ve been studying Italian for years, or are currently mastering the art of “my name is,” these 10 expressions are an essential addition to any vocabulary. You won’t find them in Italian books, but you’ll hear them all over the streets. Understanding them will give you a huge boost in comprehension. Using them will make you much more fun to talk to.