Emma Prunty

    A Dublin native, Emma Prunty studied many years ago in Florence and has since lived in London, New York, Canada and Norway before landing down in Florence again, this time with a family. A translator and editor, she also writes a blog on real life and language at washyourlanguage.com.

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    ART + CULTURE

    Visiting museums in Florence with kids

    Living in a city full of art, you would think that my school-age kids have seen and loved all of Florence’s cultural treasures. But like those of their Italian classmates, ...

    Lifestyle

    Rollerblading with kids in Florence

    As September afternoons begin to cool down and the evenings shorten, my daughter and I often feel the need to get outside after school. Living up the hill in Fiesole, ...

    THINGS TO DO

    Tuscany’s best beaches

    Having lived only in northern climes before moving to Italy, we were beach novices when we touched down in Tuscany one August. After one day in plus-30 temperatures we quickly ...

    THINGS TO DO

    Making a splash: swimming pools in Florence

    The concrete diving board at Costoli, Florence’s largest outdoor swimming pool, is the real deal. With three levels to jump from, it is a daunting prospect to anyone with sense—like ...

    COMMUNITY

    Learning on the land

    Monday morning, start of the week, and I park the car at the side of a country road. It’s about 9.15 but no school gates slam shut here. My eight ...

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    DARK MODE