Work in the City: Calligrapher Betty Soldi

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Calligrapher and Graphic Designer Betty Soldi was born in Florence, but aged 6 moved to UK, where she stayed until four years ago, when she returned to Florence. She now has two shops in the city centre. LdM News and

Reopening of the Spazio Alfieri cinema

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Florence has a new cinema and social space to relax and have a drink or some food with friends. That’s the gorgeous<strong> Spazio Alfieri</strong>, a cinema built in the 1970s and just reopened to the public after seven years of

Halloween in Florence – ghosts and mysteries

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There are no jack-o-lanterns in store windows, no cloth ghosts hanging from doorways, and no cauldrons filled with candy on tables in restaurants in the months leading up to Halloween. It’s almost enough to make English-speaking expats and study-abroad students

Graffiti in Florence

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An issue of urban zones all over the world, graffiti has also made itself present in Florence to the dislike of some tourist and locals. However, not all of them are unpleasant or meaningless and some efforts are done by the pople to get rid of those that are out of place.

Being a tour guide in Florence: Alexandra Lawrence

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Thousands of people visit Florence each year, sometimes they need a little help and guidance to see what the city has to offer. This time Alexandra Lawrence, a tour guide, talks about her experience.

Interview with Clet Abraham

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Many of you have probably seen his artwork in the streets of Florence in the form of alter traffic signs but you don’t know much about who he is. Today we met him, and Clet is one of Florence’s most

The power of Fiction: Talking with Robert A. Mann

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Robert A. Mann, American writer, writing professor at LdM and long time Florence resident, shares with us his experience on how to become a writer and enjoy better our stay in Florence.

Little Wine Windows around Florence

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Miniature doors can be found all over Florence, what were they meant to work for is not clear. Open your eyes the next time you walk thought the city. How many are you able to spot?

Chianti Classico Collection

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Chianti Classico consortium held an exclusive event in which journalist and trade experts had the chance to taste the fine quality, of chianti wine, know about its strength in the market and see its revamped logo.

Florence and the symbol of the Lion

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Have some free time? Why not going around the city to spot sculpted lions?