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October 25, 2020

Covid-19: new rules in Italy (October 25)

Measures include night closure for restaurants.
October 18, 2020

Covid-19: new rules in Italy (October 18)

Schools will remain open for lessons
October 15, 2020

How to take a sabbatical in Florence

There’s never been a better time to plan a sabbatical in Florence and consider spending a life-enriching extended period of time in Italy.   Earlier in the year, more than 280,000 people applied to take part in a three-month sabbatical organized as a marketing ploy by Airbnb in a village near Matera, in southern Italy. […]
October 7, 2020

Q&A for the new Covid-19 rules in Italy

A Q&A for the new Covid-19 rules in Italy
September 8, 2020

Covid-19 regulations in Italy: what’s new this September

Rules on face protection, physical distancing and the closure of nightclubs and stadiums remain in effect.
August 27, 2020

Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

DOCUMENTARY/ Yemen, nonostante la guerra 9.30pm, August 30       As part of the Cinema nel Chiostro series curated by Spazio Alfieri, Medici Senza Frontiere (MSF – Doctors Without Borders) will be present at the screening of the documentary “Yemen, nonostante la guerra”, organized by the Middle East Now Festival. The documentary details one of […]
August 18, 2020

Covid-19 and the parenting experience in Tuscany

I genuinely do not believe that I could have been any more shocked if you had picked me up and dumped me on Mars and told me to get on with it, alone.   At the beginning of March, the Italian government with a huge dose of courage and foresight shut down all Italian schools […]
July 21, 2020

The Covid-19 Visual Project

Cortona On The Move is not quite what you would expect to find in a gorgeous if geriatric Etruscan hilltown near Arezzo. Archaeological museums, yes, palazzi looking out over the shimmering Val di Chiana, certainly. You would bet against finding Italy’s biggest photography festival. Yet that is exactly what Cortona hosts every summer.     […]
May 11, 2020

Converting to the cause

Modern Italian history teaches us that the country is at its finest when its collective back is to the wall.     When the European Economic Community was created in 1957, Italy seized the opportunity, despite largely still being an agricultural nation. “Everywhere … there were entrepreneurs, engineers, designers and skilled craftsmen ready to meet […]
May 1, 2020

Here begins a new life

Citizens return to Florence's time-worn streets, responsibly observing social distancing and wearing face protection, following the April 29 dispensation from the regional government of Tuscany permitting walking and cycling.