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March 27, 2020

Coronavirus lockdown: 5 tips for good mental health

How do we deal with fear, solitude and the host of emotions we’re all going through at this exceptional time? The Florentine‘s Jane Farrell speaks with Florentine psychotherapist Dr Paolo Molino about the emotions we’re experiencing during coronavirus lockdown and how we can process them. These are Dr. Molino’s top tips for good mental health […]
March 26, 2020

Wine in the age of coronavirus

The Italian wine industry is one of many to feel the impact of the coronavirus crisis: exports to China, which accounted for 100 million euro last year, were down early in the year as that country battled the virus, in addition to other economic uncertainties such the US’s threat of 100% tariffs on European imports, […]
March 24, 2020

Coronavirus: Supermarket priority lines

A TF reader's request becomes supermarket policy
March 22, 2020

How to help Florence + Tuscany during Coronavirus

Here is a list of fundraising campaigns and charities in Florence and Tuscany that require help during the Covid-19 pandemic. 
March 13, 2020

Coronavirus: empty Florence in photos

These haunting photographs of the changed face of Florence were taken by photographer Francesco Spighi from March 10 to 12.
March 10, 2020

Coronavirus: dos and don’ts

The underlying rule is clear: stay at home as much as possible and maintain interpersonal distance of one metre at all times.
March 4, 2020

Coronavirus: the impact on study abroad in Florence

This past week, the study abroad experience of most American college students in Florence came to an abrupt end as, with tearful hugs for their homestay moms and waving arrivederci to favorite baristas, they were told to return home due to concerns surrounding the current Coronavirus, Covid-19. The move was prompted by the introduction of […]
July 24, 2021

Foreigners in Tuscany struggle to secure a vaccine

A technicality is preventing countless foreigners in Tuscany from securing a Covid-19 vaccine.     Despite the presence of the “Non iscritti SSN” (persons unregistered with the national health service) category on the Tuscany Region’s vaccine booking website, the system requires entry of a “codice numerico” that is proving impossible to obtain.       […]
May 20, 2021

Covid-19: Italy reopens for international tourism

Over a third of Italians have now received the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine and almost one-sixth of the country’s population has been fully vaccinated. With these numbers in mind and more vaccines on the way, the Italian government has outlined plans to relax rules over the coming weeks.           […]
April 15, 2021

Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

Restoration Conversations: Women Artists and the Abstract Revolution 5pm/ April 21       On April 21 at 5pm, Christian and Florence Levett will talk with Linda Falcone, director of Advancing Women Artists, about the (mostly American) female abstraction art collection in his Florence home, which features works by Elaine de Kooning, Louise Bourgeois and […]