Girl in Florence aka Georgette Jupe

I started this blog as a writing outlet for me to share what it is I adore about the beautiful city of Florence and Italy also sharing travel tips and stories along the way. Now 'Girl in Florence' includes advice for Florence, artisan features, interviews with locals, tips for life in Italy and travel posts from all over Europe. I'd love to think of myself as a fearless badass but If I am keeping it 100% real on this blog a quote that I sort of live by is"I haven't failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." I hope you enjoy this journey with me.

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When Geese Attack

11.04.2012 No Comments

When Geese Attack

11.04.2012 No Comments

Since my last post mentioned the evil blood-thirsty geese that terrorize my boyfriend’s parent’s neighborhood in Anchetta, I felt the need to share this video online. It’s a bit shaky -think ‘Blair Witch’  but that was due to the very real fear we had when they started honking at us. The only one who has successfully tamed said ‘gang of birds’ is Stefano, t-mans friendly and authoritative father. Hopefully you will enjoy it as much as we did, I assure you no geese were maimed in the course of this ‘production.’ You’ll never step foot on this section of Florence’s Arno river again.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U37gP1lmuis&w=420&h=315]

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Georgette Jupe is a 'Tuscan Texan' digital social media marketing maven based in Florence, Italy. When she's not at her day job as social media manager and content editor at ITALY Magazine, she's creating social strategies for international clients and providing travel, foodie & life tips via her blog 'Girl in Florence'. Hobbies include plenty of reading, hiking, beagle cuddles, the hunt for the 'perfect' Moscow mule and laughs with the girls.

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About Me

Hi There!

Ciao, I'm a curious American "Tuscan Texan" who calls Florence, Italy home for the past 11 years. I am the editor at Italy Magazine and I also work as an established digital social media marketing strategist (5+ years) as well as a freelance writer. My bylines have appeared in Lonely Planet, Luxos Magazine, and International Living. This blog is my way to share what life is like living and working abroad, as well as provide up-to-date true advice on traveling and living in Italy, weekend trips around Europe, and a monthly roundup of interesting events. I'm married to a wonderful Frenchman and we have a Florentine beagle who rules the household. Keep in touch with our adventures with your favorite glass of franciacorta or espresso!

Georgette

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