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Positive Stories This Week Around The World

The world is amazing place. Without getting to philosophic around here, the mere fact that we even get to experience what we do on a daily basis is a miracle in itself, beats being plankton 60,000 leagues under the sea, doesn’t it? This week has been tough in Florence. The tragic news of the death of a community member in Florence, Ashley Olsen that many of you heard about (and contacted me about) has sent shock waves through the community.…

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Locals I Love: Sasha Wang

Three years, over 50 interviews later, I am still as excited than ever to showcase even more stories and thoughts from those who chose to move abroad, or just stay in Italy. I learn so much from each and every single person I meet, it’s regenerating to read their outlook and get a window into another person’s life. This January, I am more motivated than ever on the blog. This one (wo)man show is a huge effort in my life…

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A WorldWide Instameet In Florence, A Photo Diary

Where were we before instagram? It seems as if the hottest thing since ‘calling my bully on youtube’ is photographing your avocado toast or cappuccino on everyone’s favorite social network. I feel pretty confident saying that — with over 80 million photos uploaded to the social network each day as it celebrates its 5th anniversary, and 400 million monthly users in total according to well, them. In Italy, there is actually quite a strong presence of intagrammers all over the…

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