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Aicha: The Hypothetical Story of a Syrian Child Refugee

Katie Sgarro | Posted 05.20.2016 | World
Katie Sgarro

Aicha is the hypothetical story of a child refugee from Syria who arrives in Florence, Italy. The story describes Aicha's fictional day exploring the city, but hopes to illuminate the greater reality of the current child refugee crisis.

Beth Kephart On Why Living a 'Small Life' Is Big

Annie L. Scholl | Posted 06.16.2015 | Books
Annie L. Scholl

Beth Kephart is the award-winning, multi-genre author of 19 published books. Her latest, One Thing Stolen (Chronicle Books, $17.99), was released April 14.

Marriage Advice for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Betsy Talbot | Posted 08.02.2014 | Entertainment
Betsy Talbot

Dear Kim and Kanye, We came to Florence to celebrate love, strolling hand in hand along the cobblestone streets and soaking up the romance of this go...

A Good Place For A Very Modern Marchese To Stay In Italy

John Mariani | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
John Mariani

If Downton Abbey had been set in Italy, it might well have been filmed at Il Salviatino.

New Florence Discoveries

Kathleen Beckett | Posted 03.15.2014 | Travel
Kathleen Beckett

I'm lucky to have friends in Florence, so I get to visit there pretty frequently. Every time I go I like to touch base with old favorites. But I also like to try something new.

5 Budget-Friendly Bars in Florence

Party Earth | Posted 03.22.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

From American-style sports bars to eco-conscious vegetarian cafés, Florence is surprisingly full of affordable places to have a drink.

5 Fab Florence Hotels

Kathleen Beckett | Posted 02.17.2013 | Travel
Kathleen Beckett

I've been traveling to Florence for three decades and have been lucky enough to stay at some amazing hotels. Here, my favorites.

Florence In 6 Easy Steps

Kathleen Beckett | Posted 02.05.2013 | Travel
Kathleen Beckett

I have been visiting Florence on and off for 30 years, working on assignments, visiting friends and writing portions of a book on Tuscany. Over the years, I've developed a check-list of favorite things to do -- and the best places to do them.

Fabulous in Florence... Starting With the Food! (VIDEO)

Courtney Cachet | Posted 02.28.2012 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Chef Vito Mollica of the famed Il Palagio at The Four Seasons was kind enough to show how to prepare a traditional Italian dinner, the Feast Of The Seven Fishes, for girls like me known for having the local sushi joint on speed dial and using Whole Foods for the holidays.

The Week In Review

Posted 10.05.2011 | Home

Superstars Support Free Music Platform Lady Gaga and Kanye West invested in the online music streaming site earlier this week. Despite...

Snooki In Custody After Cop Car Crash

TMZ | TMZ Staff | Posted 07.30.2011 | Entertainment

Snooki was taken into custody in Florence, Italy on Monday after crashing into a police car ... TMZ has learned....

Gilli Cafe: A Florence Institution?

Stephanie J. Stiavetti | Posted 06.05.2011 | Travel
Stephanie J. Stiavetti

Opened by the Gilli family in 1733, the cafe had moved around the city square a few times before it settled in its current location in Piazza della Repubblica, surrounded by small, chichi restaurants and leather vendors.