Rebecca Gualandi was born in Paris, lives in Florence and studies Philosophy at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Trying to embrace all the different cultures has been a difficult but rewarding experience for her. She is now interning for the summer at the Florentine, where the Anglophone and Italian worlds collide and where she hopes to acquire experience to pursue a career in writing and publishing.
Started five years ago, Montespertoli’s A Veglia sulle Aie celebrates its agricultural heritage: the land, its fruits and the traditions of this farming community. Having spent most of my childhood growing up on one of these Tuscan farms, a favorite memory of mine is catching lucciole, fireflies,
When it comes to coffee, most people simply go with what’s available, perhaps compromising at the three-way intersection of the convenience and the atmosphere of the nearest café and the ...
Eating well doesn’t have to lead to negative bank statements. Whether you are a student, travelling on a budget or looking for a good spot for a reasonably priced business lunch, here are our some of our favourite under € 15 list of lunch spots in Florence.
Diet fads come and go, but vegetarianism is not a fad. Adding to the long-standing religious beliefs that direct many the world over to follow a plant-based diet are increasing concerns about animal rights, nutrition, sustainability and the environment. Reflecting the growing trend, Florence has many more vegetarian
Piazza della Repubblica, despite being one of Florence’s busiest squares, has never enjoyed much affection from Florentines. Now, that situation might change due to plans to renovate the piazza. Former Florence mayor and now Italian prime minister, Matteo Renzi, had the idea six years ago to introduce