Locals I Love – Diana Simon
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Locals I Love – Diana Simon

Back again with another fun edition of ‘locals I love’ this time speaking to someone I really love to read on the blog-o-sphere (and twitter) who is on top of her game when it comes to sharing tips and news all about Italy (and especially Rome). Diana manages the social media for an Italian tour … Continue reading

September events in Florence, Italy
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September events in Florence, Italy

I absolutely love September in Florence. The weather gets a little cooler, the Florentines have returned to town and to work and there is a lively buzz around town. There are lots of events around town, cool art, Vogue’s Fashion night out, truffle sagra, harvest festivals and this girl wishes she could clone herself to … Continue reading

Locals I Love – Elena Farinelli
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Locals I Love – Elena Farinelli

This week’s local I love is someone who actually was part of the reason I started this blog! When I first moved to Florence, I was always seeking out info about cool, cheap events around town and I discovered Elena’s awesome blog {in Italian} http://www.ioamofirenze.it. She does such a great job of keeping it up … Continue reading

Locals I Love – Lisa Gucciarelli
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Locals I Love – Lisa Gucciarelli

This week I plan on interviewing Lisa Gucciarelli an Italian entrepreneur whose favorite drink is apple juice. I met Lisa through one of my day jobs at Nana Bianca  a startup incubator in the center of Florence whose goal it is to help and encourage young Italian businesses (especially artisans) realize their potential — needless to … Continue reading

Meet Federica – an Italian girl with a passion for travel
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Meet Federica – an Italian girl with a passion for travel

You know those people who even though you’ve never met, you know you already like them? That’s exactly how I feel about Federica Piersimoni – blogger/Italian travel expert behind the awesome Italian site Viaggi Low Cost (how to travel more and spend less). She interviewed me for the site Viaggi Low Cost (check out the interview … Continue reading