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Acqua Vivaci Fish Pedicure

Fish therapy is the rejuvenation your feet may be in need of. The Garra Rufa fish or doctor fish at the Acqua Vivaci spa will gently nibble at your feet leaving them velvety soft. The spa services include fish pedicure, chromotherapy and aromatherapy. Immerse yourself in a relaxed environment with friendly staff greeting you upon entry. Enjoy your choice of a complimentary glass of Chianti wine or hot tea. The

5 Things People Ask When They First Arrive to Florence

Where to get a manicure:  If you are looking to get a quick manicure while in Florence there are various options throughout the city. Nails and Beauty Lounge Bar is one that has a friendly staff and they speak english very well. It is located near the Mercato Centrale di San Lorenzo. If you are looking to be papered and get a little "me time" for relaxation, this is the place to go!

Packing Tips for a Semester in Florence

So you're spending the summer studying abroad in Italy. Well I hope you have worked up an appetite because the gelato and pasta awaits you! But first thing's first... the packing. UGH. I know I know, what a pain. You'll be tempted to pack your entire wardrobe, but I can assure you that will NOT be necessary. Pack what you want to bring, then cut it in half! Be sure
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Calcio Storico – June 9th & 10th

If you have walked past Santa Croce recently, you may have noticed that there has been a bleacher takeover of the Piazza. Florence's annual Calcio Storico (dating all the way back to the Renaissance) is happening this weekend! Here is all you need to know in preparation for the weekend madness. The Calcio Storico Fiorentino is a combination of soccer, rugby and wrestling. There are four teams that compete against
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Free Museum Sunday – June 3rd

My favorite day of the month is fast approaching! Free Museum Sunday is THIS Sunday and if you're not busy traveling and have a day to spare to explore Florence this is your chance. ALL of the State run Museums in Italy have free entry every first Sunday of the month. During my semester abroad I was traveling nearly every weekend. As amazing and exciting as that was it minimized