Author: Kate Mani

Kate Mani is a student of journalism, law and Italian from Melbourne, Australia who is passionate about languages, travel and history. She balances study with freelance writing and is relishing the opportunity to do both during a winter sojourn in Florence.
January 23, 2017

Australian hot chocolate and other lessons from Prato

Siamo in arrivo a Firenze Santa Maria Novella.   A new month, a new station, a new city.   Just like the train from Prato Porto Al Serraglio that pulls into Florence, this New Year period is one of changeover as I move from slower life in a smaller Tuscan town to Florence’s frenetic pace. […]
January 19, 2017

Pistoia’s oldest church to be restored

Ires spa di Firenze to carry out the project
January 16, 2017

Piazza del Carmine: the new plan by residents

Residents of piazza del Carmine present a citizen-designed plan for its reconstruction to the city council.

Florentine drawing discoveries to hit New York

Two fourth-generation Florentine art dealers are bringing drawings to New York to be displayed as part of the 2017 Master Drawings New York.
January 4, 2017

Rivoire opens first cafe’ outside Florence

Favourite Florentine cafe' Rivoire has set up a store outside of its home in piazza della Signoria for the first time in its 145 years of history.