Concerts, lectures, events, festivals happening in and near Florence between March 3rd and March 17th!
By Jean Hinkley, MA 2016-2017
Watching sports and going to sporting events was a big part of my childhood and experience throughout high school. Coming to a foreign country, watching baseball games or checking out the ESPN highlight reel is not really a feasible option. However, as you probably know, Europe is pretty well known for its soccer.
Looking for something to do in and around Florence? Continue reading “Newsletter February 24-March 3”
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: 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.
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”