Author: Kelsey Guerin

Kelsey Guerin is a student at Fairfield University in Florence this semester.
December 15, 2011

Beginning with Beethoven

A city known for its centuries-old buildings and landmarks, Florence will soon step into the modern age with the opening of a sleek new opera house.   Located on viale Fratelli Rosselli, next to the Stazione Leopolda, the Teatro dell'Opera di Firenze will open its doors for a
October 27, 2011

Thick on thrills and chills

  There are no jack-o-lanterns in store windows, no cloth ghosts hanging from doorways, and no cauldrons filled with candy on tables in restaurants in the months leading up to Halloween. It’s almost enough to make English-speaking expats and study-abroad students forget that with the end of October rapidly approaching, for ’tis the season for […]
October 13, 2011

Folon works return to Florence

It is no secret that Piazzale Michelangelo provides some of the best views of Florence. A better kept secret, however, is Giardino delle Rose, the rose garden that lies just below the north side of Piazzale Michelangelo on the San Miniato hill. Designed in 1865 by Giuseppe Poggi, this garden