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A Fiorentine Specialty: La Bistecca

A treat you cannot miss during your time in Florence is the Bistecca alla Fiorentina, or simply called La Bistecca.  An amazing t-bone cut, seared on the outside and rare on the inside- you have not experienced Florence if you don't try this steak! The Legend According to word of mouth and Fiorentine legend, on the birthday of St. Lorenz (August 10), the night of the shooting stars, the Medici Family
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7 Reasons Florence Will Forever Be Your Second Home

Originally posted on The Boho Traveller I've said it before, but no matter how many times I leave Florence and come back, I fall in love again.  Just something about this town brings me back to it, and it will always be another home to me (I'm slowly accumulating these all around the world).  I'm never going to forget my way from the Duomo to Pinos, and the amazing balsamic
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8 Must-Instagram Spots in Florence

Originally posted on The Boho Traveller The best way to document your study abroad experience in Florence is through pictures, right? Here are 7 spots you must photograph in Florence that are guaranteed to take your Instagram page to the next level. The Duomo (Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore) Whether you're rocking a selfie stick, posing with a fresh scoop of gelato, or just snapping of pic of the intricate architecture, the
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Throwback Thursday: The Boboli Gardens

What is it? The Boboli gardens are considered one of the greatest open air museums in Florence. They offer a calm escape from the busy city center. Wandering through the gardens there is a mix of art and greenery that took four centuries to create.  Filled with sculptures, fountains and centuries old trees, the “green architecture” was a prototype for other famous European gardens, such as, Versailles. History: The creation