Reverse Culture Shock

So your time abroad is coming to an end, and soon you will return to the comfort of your own bed and the warmth of your family and friends back in the US. While you can pretty much guarantee that Chipotle burrito you have been craving will taste as great as you remembered, expect to […]

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Holiday Gift Guide

San Lorenzo Leather Market It’s becoming that time of year again; lights are up on the streets, the weather is slowly plummeting to those unspeakable low numbers, and even worse your return flight date is rapidly approaching. So now it’s time for the rush of trying to find that perfect gift for your friends and […]

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Love Your Temporary Home

I will never forget the first time I walked through this city. Everything was interesting, everything was worth looking at, and everything was so “European.” For weeks I walked past the Duomo and with everyday that passed, it caught my attention less and less. Even the food started to taste different. If you saw my […]

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Recipe of the Week #5: Minestrone Soup

Minestrone soup is as Italian as pasta. History tells us the hearty soup dates back to the expansion of the Latin tribes of Rome into what became the Roman Republic and later Roman Empire. At this time, diets were typically vegetarian. Depending on the season, the ingredients of minestrone can contain a huge variety of […]

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Spotlight: Interview with The Diner

By now, the Diner has become a beacon of delicious breakfast food for those days when Italian food just won’t cut it. With bagels, omelettes, pancakes, burgers, milkshakes and more, the Diner has become famous for its American dishes and original diner feel. We interviewed Valentino Pagliari, one of the owners of the Diner, to […]

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Photo of the Week: #19

Interlaken To submit your favorite travel photo for the FlorenceForFun photo of the week, send it to booking@florenceforfun.org with a description of where you were and what you were doing. Each week we will choose a photo to post on the FlorenceForFun blog.

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