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Renting in Italy: They Even Took The Kitchen Sink

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“And they even took the kitchen sink”, sounds like the beginning of a bad joke. Maybe one that one of my grandma used to tell at the kitchen table of my aunt’s house, as we played trivial pursuit while sipping sweet tea (as you do in the south). But the most interesting thing about this, is that in Italy, the disappearance of the kitchen sink wouldn’t make anyone bat an eye. Why?  Well quite simply, many unfurnished apartment rentals often…

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Getting a Haircut in Italy: What You Need to Know

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I love getting emails from you guys, every time I see a message from someone who reads the blog and finds my tips useful to them in some way, I’m thrilled. When I can, I try and help which is why I encourage you to email me or send me a message on Facebook. The latest question came from a friend, Cara (who is a talented musician), who told me she was having issues finding extensive tips online for vocabulary…

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Ask an Expat: Volunteer in Florence

Florence, Italy | How to Volunteer tips by @girlinflorence

So while I haven’t exactly kept up with my promise of posting this once a week, I am attempting to grow a section of the blog titled ‘Ask an Expat’  in order to touch more on frequent questions I get from you guys, my valued readership. By answering the questions here, and by keeping the questions anonymous, everyone benefits by being able to read what I would answer right here on the blog and we can use this post as an…

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Ask an Expat | So I Met an Italian Guy…

My best attempt at looking like an expat that you’d want to trust, did it work?  With ‘rientro’ (Italian for re-entering the world of work after vacation) at my doorstep, I feel very motivated to be consistent on Girl in Florence with topics that I’ve been meaning to touch on for some time. I typically blog about travel/food/where to go and what to eat in Florence / events/ life in Italy/ interviews with locals. I want to touch more on…

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