Tag Archives: piazza santo spirito

underrated piazzas in florence

I am having some serious bouts of cabin fever. With spring on the way, I’m day-dreaming about long walks through Florence. Now, I know this is hard to believe, but there will be some nay-sayers out there who think they’ve already seen it all and aren’t particularly jazzed to stroll through Piazza della Signoria again (don’t ask who […]

florence for kids

When I was little, I would lie awake at night concocting dream vacations (clearly nothing has changed). Though twenty years ago, those dreams were much simpler. Quality car snacks, a hotel pool, and a bedtime-free week was my idea of the perfect vacay. I can definitively say these childhood fantasies never involved losing track of time at the […]

how to be a hipster in florence

I am not a hipster. I’m a former sorority girl from the Midwest. That, however, doesn’t mean I don’t admire the hipster lifestyle. Small venue live music, quirky vintage clothing, witty sarcasm always on the tip of the tongue, the BEST Instagrams. What I wouldn’t give! So occasionally, when the mood strikes, I break out my faux […]