Olivia Cassano

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One or many?

Fratelli d'Italia, l'Italia s'e desta, dell'elmo di Scipio, s'e cinta la testa. That's all I knew by heart. I also could not identify the precise year Italy was united. (Yes, I know what you are thinking). Now I can, because on occasion of the


Rock on Florence?

We all know and probably own the iconic shirt from the Hard Rock Café: a simple white tee with the Hard Rock's logo and a major city's name written underneath. It has become, along with the ‘I heart NY' shirt, probably one of the most clich&



  If you’ve been strolling around Florence in the past few weeks and noticed 10-meter banners hanging from building windows, or crowds of frantic teenagers blocking traffic and playing hooky ...


The nightlife wall

The first thing you should know is that I'm a 16-year-old Italian student at the International School of Florence (ISF). The second thing you should know is that I love this city and I wouldn't want to live anywhere else.   However, being a student at