Tag Archives: Castello

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 […]

five ways florence can cure your spring fever

It’s that time of year again. The views through our office windows taunt us, and we crave fresh air more than a piping bowl of pasta. Nine out of ten doctors (ok, bloggers) agree, there’s no avoiding spring fever, only remedies. We happen to have just the prescription for a serious case of spring fever in Florence. Here are five of […]