Interviews

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Exit interview: Dario Nardella, Mayor of Florence

The Mayor of Florence talks about his ten-year term in office, which will end this June.

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Talking photography with Massimo Listri

The internationally renowned Florentine photographer talks about his career.

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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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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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Florence Novel Writing Month 2024: Interview with Lauren Mouat

Co-organizer of Florence Novel Writing Month Lauren Mouat talks through her efforts in connecting writers in the city.

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100 years of the University of Florence: Alessandra Petrucci

100 years since its official recognition, Alessandra Petrucci reflects on the modern University.

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Fratelli Conforti: fabrics, films + front covers

From the textile industry to film production, the Conforti brothers detail their vibrant lives and careers.

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Italy Segreta: a conversation with founders Marina and Cesare Cacciapuoti

How Instagram success led to the creation of a magazine, creative agency and travel service

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Art meets medicine with Duncan Geddes

The Professor of Medicine gives entertaining talks taking a medical perspective on paintings.

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Prince Prospero Colonna: memories of his inherited home

The owner of Palazzo Bartolini Salimbeni remembers the 1966 Florence flood.

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David Orr runs the entirety of Italy

The Herculean effort raised funds for mental health charities in Florence and in America.

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A Castle for Kyiv: behind the scenes

American director Madison Kinsella and Tuscan castle owner Stefanie Grassley share their thoughts.

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Sara Adrian @saraadrianberlin

The luxury influencer talks about her career and why she chose to live in Florence.

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Eric Stoen @travelbabbo @firenzebabbo

From a study abroad student to a Florence returner, Eric Stoen inspires family-friendly international travel.

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Beauty, differences + origins: Wallis Wilde-Menozzi

The author of Florence-based "Toscanelli's Ray" discusses the importance of writerly freedom.

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On dark academia: Joanna Margaret

The first-time novelist talks about the differences between academia and fiction.

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A chat with Lisa Marie Conte Browne

Executive director and board member of Friends of the Uffizi

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Gili Biegun @joysworld_

The Israel-born influencer shares her thoughts about the future of fashion in Florence.

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Striving for tomorrow: Sabina Corsini

The descendant of the Florentine aristocratic family talks about the responsibilities that come with her position.

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Meet Ross Hyzer

American comedian and writer

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