Author: Amanda Adams

Amanda Adams is a photojournalism student at the University of Florida traveling throughout Europe for the summer. She is staying in Florence for several weeks with her boyfriend and cycling wherever there are hills. She enjoys fast road bikes, sunbathing and writing her blog (
September 13, 2012

Guide to good reads

Florence has long been the muse of many writers and poets over the centuries, and looking at the city through the eyes of a writer can help you see things in an entirely different light. Just in time for the arrival of thousands of study abroad students to Florence for
June 17, 2010

A tradition crosses the ocean

For those in the United States, the Fourth of July is a time when family, friends and entire communities celebrate the independence of their nation. On Independence Day, a holiday about pride and patriotism, after the local parade but before the municipal fireworks, intoxicating smells of barbecued ribs and hotdogs