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faking it: 10 tips to acting like a local in florence

Longer days and budding flowers should be welcome signs of spring. For many Florentines, however, they are warning sirens – the tourists are coming. Admittedly, the awkward love/hate (mostly hate) relationship Florentines have with tourists often leaves me less than eager to fly my American flag while abroad. So what do I do? I fake it. Faking it is […]

the café crawl

The temperature is dropping, the winds are picking up and rainy season is settling in. Spooning your laptop and a space heater in your bed is becoming more and more alluring. But you’re in Florence! You have a dome to conquer, masterpieces to entertain, leather to splurge on, and a whirlwind romance awaiting you. But as […]