Must Do’s in Florence, December 2015

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It is December, the last month of 2015. As the end of the year comes closer, LdM students are getting ready to go back home. However, December is one of the most beautiful time to be in Florence! To make

LdM & Oxfam presents Gluten Free Fridays

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Everyone loves Italian foods, their subtlety, simplicity, richness, and history. However, it can be hard to enjoy all the delicacy if you have gluten free diet, as Italian cuisine – pasta, pizza, panini – is quite heavy on carbs. But

Sustainable Life with GreenApes App

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Meet the most friendly and hilarious gorillas who simply want everyone to live a better, more fun life in a more beautiful world, the GreenApes! The greenApes is a social media platfom application made to motivate and help people live

Freshmen Florence Experience

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Many American students envision their first year of college lugging textbooks around a new study hall or scrambling for a good seat in the cafeteria. For some students freshmen year of college can seem quite intimidating, but for others it is a year

LDM Courses: Italian Renaissance Civilization and Culture by Prof. Marcello Bellini

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Proud Florentine, Marcello Bellini is a professor at the Lorenzo de Medici Institute and a look into his class room shows why he is also a favorite amongst the students. Bellini is admired for turning the sometimes dull subject of history

Leaving Florence

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Time in Florence goes by really fast. Before you know it, it will be time to go back home. As a Lorenzo de’ Medici student is getting ready to depart; She leaves you with 5 simple tips to be prepared

LdM Non-Traditional Students and their Challenges: How different are they?

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Students that decide to study abroad usually fall under the early 20s category, and are considered traditional students. However, more and more non-traditional students are attending college, and even study abroad in their late 20s, 30s, and 40s. A student

Cheese know how and history

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Ever wonder why some cheeses are tasteful and others are not? A cheese expert talks about how to classify cheeses, and talks briefly about the components of different types of cheeses in Italy. Some variables to consider while buying cheese are

LdM Students- Culture Adjustments

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When studying abroad in Florence, Italy or wherever you decided to start your journey, you will experience a certain level of cultural shock. It differs from student to student but, know that you are not alone. Students studying in Florence

LdM Students Thanksgiving

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Being abroad for holidays can be difficult and hard on everyone. A group of students studying abroad for the semester in Florence decided to remember the Thanksgiving holiday while away from their loved ones. Using products found in Florence and