Author: Alice Fischetti

For Alice Fischetti, an Italian-American “halfie,” a grad school semester in Florence somehow became two years and counting. Besides working on her soft Tuscan “g” and fangirling the Renaissance, she spends her time teaching languages and sipping Chianti in the Oltrarno area. Follow her on Instagram at @a_fischetti.
December 7, 2017

The bellybutton borgo

Everybody knows about La Speranza. At least that’s what I’ve been told. Anywhere you go in the Tuscan countryside, you’re bound to find a roadside café teeming with local characters. Curious tourists looking for a midday snack mosey in to find tables of 80-somethings playing cards, their noses turned to sneak a suspicious glance at […]