All the Florence Apps by Comune di Firenze

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What better way to explore the city of Florence then by being informed of what things to see and do? Available to you are various apps to make your time in Florence even more enjoyable. Two of the apps are

Walking along the Viale dei Colli

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Florence is full of beautiful places found all throughout the city. There are many ways to get to see it, but, did you know there is a free app that you can download to your smart phone that will show you all

Pharmacy at Monastery of San Miniato

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Monks in the monastery of San Miniato make and sell their own products. The hand-made and home-made products are made individually, they even sell gelato during the summer season. The products are carefully mixed to make a range of oil extracts

LdM Slow Drink activities in collaboration with EATALY

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Students at LdM have the opportunity to participate at a slow drink activity that takes place at Eataly. Wine producers and food store owners travel from all over Italy to explain their products to students, and talk about the Italian culture

Best Instagram places in Florence

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The best places in Florence for the perfect Instagram picture is south of the river. Students pick places around the city to inform you of the best places to appreciate the beautiful city without people in the way. The church

Homesickness- how to cure it

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If you are experience homesickness, there are different things that you can try to do to deal with the different emotions that you might be going through. A student studying abroad in Florence shares some helpful tips of what to do

San Lorenzo Market: Testing the Quality of Leather

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Piazza San Lorenzo is lined with vendors selling  leather goods, scarves and other souvenirs. A visit in Florence is not complete without at least a walk through the market. While it may often be packed with tourists, the market is

LdM Event Planning- Exploring Florence

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Students from the Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute were tasked to organize an event. The class decided to explore Florence. Professor of the class talks about how even though the event might seem small, and the students are rookies at planning

Florence’s Dancing Street Cleaner

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Watch how the dancing street cleaner sweeps the streets of Florence in the summer heat. He loves to work and enjoys keeping the streets of florence free from debris without paying attention to tourist watching him work. Francesco shares that his

Guide to Buses and Taxis in Florence

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Buses Find one of the countless Tabacchi shops, which sell cigarettes, candy, souvenirs and most importantly – bus tickets. Once you have your bus ticket, make sure to validate the ticket by stamping it under the yellow machines on the