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Staying Active in Florence

By: Tahiti Beaupre,  FFE 2016-2017

College is filled with all-nighters and busy days, leaving little room for exercise. Now add on some Italian pizza and gelato – it almost seems impossible not to gain those extra 15 pounds!

For those of you looking to keep fit this semester or year abroad, here are 5 ways to keep active while in Florence. Continue reading “Staying Active in Florence”

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Best Sandwich Shops in Florence

By: Jean Hinkley, MA 2017

There are few things in life better than a good sandwich. Whether you are looking for a lunch break from classes or from walking around the city all day, these sandwiches are sure to fill you up and make your taste buds smile. In these low-key environments, ordering food is also a great way to learn the Italian language.

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Eastward Bound: Midnight Trains to Budapest

By: Aimelie Moen, BA, 2014-18

Go beyond the West and explore the explosive past of Eastern Europe with a simple change of trains. On a midnight train leaving from Milano Centrale, hop onto a sleeping coach as the train pulls away from the some ancient Roman history and heads into the center of Europe. Continue reading “Eastward Bound: Midnight Trains to Budapest”