My Top Ten Florence

Here is my Top Ten! I have stayed in Florence for an Easter, Summer, October and Christmas since 2007. My best experience was Easter 2009 and this is my Top Ten: 1. Ponte Vecchio at sunset. 2. Vivoli’s ‘Riso’ gelato. Rice ice cream sounds strange but you MUST try it! 3. Sit with friends in […]

Weekend in Interlaken Switzerland by Amy Smith

We were well under the spell of the Swiss before the end of our first day here in Interlaken. This is probably due to Bernard (well, we think that’s its name), the massive St. Bernard that mosies around the halls and lounge of the Funny Farm hostel. It (sorry, I don’t mean to be impersonal, […]

Florence on a Budget: For students, By students

After a short and unforgettable period of time spent in Florence, we decided to write a basic guide for those coming to the city facing the same financial difficulties as us, or willing not to waste money. We would begin with the most important aspect of anyone’s stay in Italy–the food. Starting the day with […]