Author: Noelia de la Cruz

Noelia de la Cruz is a junior magazine journalism major at Syracuse University studying in Florence for the fall.
January 28, 2010
The Tuscan TimesTRAVEL

Alpine getaway

Just about anyone visiting Europe, be it the first time or the tenth, is eager to explore all of its many different cities. Yet time is limited. For those in study abroad programs, a semester or even a year may sound like a long stretch, but it's not enough
November 19, 2009
LIFESTYLE

Discovering Santa Reparata

For some, the stairs down to the crypt extended the visit to Florence's cathedral dedicated to Santa Maria del Fiore. For others, it led to information about other sites in the city. The low ceiling and musky smell was enough to turn others away. But for Brett Hurley, a
November 5, 2009
LIFESTYLE

Out of the public eye

I almost don't want to write about this interesting 22-square-kilometer quartiere composed of six small neighborhoods, located to the east of Florence's historic center: despite Campo di Marte's proximity to the city center and its attributes, it has managed to remain relatively inconspicuous to the