Mindy Burrows is a Bristol University student of French, Spanish and Italian from London, with a passion for pasta, animals and 1980s music. A Florence novice, she is interning at The Florentine and hopes to fine-tune her rusty Italian and learn to navigate the city's complex web of roads and piazzas, all while indulging her love of pasta. Follow her on Instagram @mindyburrows.
Tuscany is bursting with plenty to learn without ever seeming like a school trip. The last six months have provided us with several new reads about the region. Whether looking for a way to spruce up your outlook on life, seeking information about the revered world of art restoration, hankering after some poetry to sink […]
Whether constructed to encourage respect for leaders, to celebrate a wedding or just to enhance a piazza, Florence’s eclectic collection of fountains has long been appreciated by residents and tourists alike, with one particularly famous favourite said to bring good fortune to those who touch it. Here are some highlights among Florence’s fountains, many of […]
Le Cure is one of the lesser-known districts of Florence, likely to gain greater recognition after the renovation of its main piazza early next year. With a small-village vibe and virtually unknown status among most tourists, the neighbourhood has a real artistic spirit and social fabric of its own. These assets will be celebrated at […]