Author: Emily Henderson

Emily Henderson is a student of English literature and Italian, who is currently completing her Erasmus year abroad in Florence for the summer. Childhood summers spent in Tuscany have instilled a love of Italy and its culture in her that's sure to be lifelong, along with her desire to work as a journalist after graduating from the University of Exeter.
July 13, 2016

Exploring Florence for free

Florence is a beautiful city. Like any city, however, it is an expensive place to live. Last weekend, by way of experiment, I decided to leave my purse at home and explore the city for free, with just a 10-euro banknote stashed away in case of emergency. 9am. Saturday. Biblioteca delle Oblate, Florence’s most central […]
June 30, 2016

Six cool spots for hot Florence

Summer’s here! Despite the strange thunderstorms in recent weeks, the temperature is rising. Despite the Anglo-Saxon tendency to go out in the midday heat, it’s not the wisest of ideas. More sensible Florentines stay indoors, have a pennichella, eat lunch and generally do anything but fry themselves in the heat. But what should you do […]
June 14, 2016

Where to watch Euro 2016 matches in Florence

The summer football season has certainly kicked off this week, with Italy already bagging one victory after winning 2-0 to Belgium in the beginning stages of the European championships. With many more matches to come, we’ve compiled a list of the best places for you to enjoy the matches and a few drinks. Even if […]