Meet the Staff: Amy Rose Boyne

Hometown: Aberdeen, Scotland Favorite Place You’ve Travelled: Other than Florence (why I moved here) I would have to say Verona, Italy- very romantic and beautiful. Bucketlist Destination: US Road Trip Why did you come to work for FFF? I came to Florence just to travel and treat myself, and came on holiday in July.  I […]

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Assisi’s 5 Greatest Assets

Located in the providence of Perugia, Assisi is a quaint town with vast amounts of religious and historical importance.  Approximately two hours from Florence, be sure to visit Assisi and all it has to offer. 1. The Basilica of San Francesco d’Assisi The construction of The Basilica of St. Francis d’Assisi began in 1228 following […]

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Cross Croatia Off Your Bucket List

“You have to go to Croatia” was the response I received as soon as I told people I would be studying abroad in Florence. Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia, has over one thousand islands located along its coastline in the Adriatic Sea. Its spotty look has given it the nickname of ‘Dalmatian Islands.’ Fun […]

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Meet the Staff: Sydney Zaruba

Sydney Zaruba Hello!  Sydney here! I’m the local blogger/social media guru/ office minion for FlorenceForFun!  Since I can’t really interview myself I’ll list some fun facts about me!  I studied abroad in Florence during the summer of 2015 with the University of Florida college of Journalism.  Easily enough I fell in love with Italy and […]

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Meet the Staff: Sondra Christenson

Sondra Christenson College: Lesley University Cambridge Massachusetts – Business Hometown: Danvers, Massachusetts Study Abroad: API Spring 2015 Number 1 Travel Destination: Munich, Germany Number One Bucketlist Destination: French Polynesia Why did you decide to Study Abroad in College? My dad was in the navy when he was a teenager, and I would always hear about his […]

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The Best Sights to See in Barcelona

Barcelona is a hip and funky city, with architecture resembling that of Dr. Seuss.  In this trendy city it can be hard to narrow down the sights to see, especially if you are only visiting for a weekend.  Barcelona is a city that parties all night, and thrives during the day.  There are beaches, clubs, bars, […]

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