By: Nichole McCarty, MA, 2016-17
Whether is Bohemian Rhaspody or Gregorian Church Chanting, we can all agree music moves the soul and relaxes the body. We gathered a list of our favorite spots for live music in Florence everything from chic basements of smooth jazz to lively open-mic nights in a cozy pub. Here are some great spots to check out live music in Florence!
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Concerts, lectures, events, festivals happening in and near Florence between March 17th and March 31st! Continue reading “Newsletter 3/31-4/14”
While the influx of tourists returns, I am reminded how much there is to see and do in Florence. Fortunately for students like us, we have the luxury of time. Instead of cramming in all the major sights in a week, we can make sure to see everything over the course of several months. Continue reading “Florentine State Museums”
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”
By: Jenny Durfey, BA, 2014-2017
Moving to Italy two years ago was an exciting and daunting prospect. One of my main worries or curiosities was where I would be living. I remember searching on Italian realtor websites to try and piece together some idea of what apartments in Italy actually looked like. Continue reading “Italian Apartments”
By Jillian McCarthy, FFE, 2016-17
The streets of Florence have many interesting names. Most of them happen to be derived from Florence’s rich cultural history.
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By Erin Sullivan, FFE 2016-17
There are a lot of factors that make up a school; sports teams, clubs, academics, location. And one more very important part of the college experience: food. When studying in Italy, there is never a lack of places to find a cappuccino, a croissant, or a good meal. But while most of us are trying not to break the bank by eating out every night, the cafe is a good place to start looking.
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