Haley Kingsland is a junior at Stanford University and has been studying in Florence since January. She is passionate about travel, photography, and environmental conservation, and is thrilled to be surrounded by the citys magnificent art history.
The best advice for an unforgettable Florentine experience is simply not to leave Italy on weekends. Traveling within the country is an excellent way to save money, practice your Italian, and experience many diverse regions and people. Luckily, Florence is well positioned for extensive budget travel-in fact, all towns
With the exchange rate between the dollar and euro at an all-time high and the price of oil breaking records, spending money in Florence is downright depressing. But even though the euro is strong, there are many ways to conserve your soldi and still enjoy this city. A few