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Useful resources about life in Florence, Italy, focusing on the international community.

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Changing perspectives: Editor’s letter

The election season is underway as Florentines gear up to vote for the city's next leaders in early June.

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How to have a more sustainable study abroad experience

From eating seasonally to buying sustainable souvenirs

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Talking photography with Massimo Listri

The internationally renowned Florentine photographer talks about his career.

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All you need to know about citizenship for foreign spouses of Italian citizens

This FAQ will answer key questions about the requirements for citizenship by marriage and residency permits for non-Italian spouses of Italian citizens.

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Claudio Ciai Foundation receives funding from the bioMérieux Endowment Fund for Education

The charity marks its tenth anniversary encouraging social inclusion for people with disabilities.

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Family Nation opens in Florence

Following the success of its online store and in Milan, the Florence-born brand inaugurates its Novoli-based shop.

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Amber Guinness: from country to coast

The English cook/writer shares some Florence secrets ahead of the release of her second book, Italian Coastal

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Shaped by spring: Editor’s letter

Spring brings a flurry of art shows, flower picking opportunities and creative possibilities.

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Biblioteca dei Ragazzi children’s library reopens

The Biblioteca dei Ragazzi returns with books, workshops and readings to delight children of all ages.

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Creative People in Florence opens a community space

The centre on Via dei Serragli will host talks, workshops, temporary exhibitions and much more.

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New rules for digital nomads in Italy

The digital nomad visa for Italy is finally available.

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ISF students learn business management fundamentals

Students at the International School of Florence are embarking on a fashion business venture.

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Written in the stars: Editor’s letter

Astronomy, astronomy and mushrooms are just a few of this month's odd editorial focus.

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Design your urban garden with Tiziano Codiferro

The master gardener offers tips and tricks for terraces, indoor gardens and green corners.

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Irene Berni of Valdirose on hospitality and style

Beauty is in the detail for Irene Berni and her family-run B&B.

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Talking about evolutionary astrology with Dennis Clark

The evolutionary astrologer details her approach to birth chart readings and how she began in the profession.

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ISF bridges self and international celebrations

Aspiring to excellence in inclusion and diversity at the International School of Florence.

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Retiring in Italy

With Italy being one of the most desirable locations in the EU for retirees, many are wondering how they can make this dream a reality. Many people from abroad aspire ...

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A Florentine dinner party

A step-by-step guide for decoding Florentine hospitality.

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ISF Annual TEDxISF Youth Event: Educating for Opinionating

Imagine choosing an interesting and debate-worthy topic, thinking critically about it, and then standing up in front of a hundred people and wittingly describing your point of view on the ...

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Kid-friendly cafés in Florence

A collection of comfortable and accessible spaces for parents with prams.

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Zoë Carmichael and the femininity of sculpture

Anna Dowling-Clarke explores the work of British sculptor Zoë Carmichael, through the lens of Florence's femininity.

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