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”
Concerts, lectures, events, festivals happening in and near Florence between March 17th and March 31st!
Concerts, lectures, events, festivals happening in and near Florence between March 3rd and March 17th!
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”
By: Jillian McCarthy, FFE, 2016-17
Over the course of an eight week winter break I had the amazing opportunity to travel to former Soviet satellite countries – Ukraine, Czech Republic, and Hungary. Continue reading “Kiev, Prague, and 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”
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”