I Gigli shopping mall

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Looking for some out of town shopping in the city of Florence? Just outside of the city is the I Gigli shopping mall. With over 130 stores, both national and international brands, there is something for everyone. I Gigli has

Profumeria di Firenze

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The profumeria around Italy will add to your experience abroad especially while visiting and exploring Florence. What makes the profumeria unique? These shops build on Italy’s long tradition of herbalism and aromatherapy. Each profumeria around the city have there own history,

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

Event: Steps to Happiness- Flashmob Poetry

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Following the Flash mob that was organized earlier at the San Lorenzo church, LdM students were asked to prepare poetry about topics that were important to them and felt strongly about. This event was organized by the students enrolled in

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

Unannoadarte 2015- Florence A Year in Art 2015

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The most famous museums in the world and in Florence prepare well ahead of time for their exhibits for the following year. In 2015, the Bargello, the Uffizi, and Galleria dell’Accademia, and other museums release their programs for the year