My Florence Faves

Recommendations & stories about my life

The 5 best museums in Florence

The 5 best museums in Florence that should be on your bucket list When visiting Florence it’s almost impossible to not be struck by the endless lists of beautiful historical buildings, museums, churches and artworks. It sometimes even gets too…

Vespa Tour in Florence

Vespa tours in Florence When visiting a city like Florence you’re usually trapped within the parameters of the city walls. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing of course: Florence’s city center has plenty to offer for a lifetime. But there…

Dine like an Italian: The Best Places to Eat in Florence

The best places to eat in Florence Italy is famous for its food. Full Stop. No doubt about it. It’s one of the things I love the most about living here; the never ending access to some of the freshest…

Best gelato in Florence: authentic ice cream off the beaten path

Best gelato in Florence: authentic ice cream off the beaten path The minute you enter Florence, whether it’s through the airport, the train station or on foot, you’ll see them everywhere: gelaterias. Shops where they sell ice cream in all…

Best day trips from Florence: explore Tuscany by train

Best day trips from Florence: explore Tuscany by train When traveling all the way to Italy, you probably don’t want to see just one city. Trains offer an excellent method of transportation to get around quickly and explore the beautiful…

Springtime: The Best Time To Visit Florence

Springtime: The Best Time to Visit Florence Summer has arrived in Italy and whilst we’re enjoying our first hot days of this year, I’d like to tell you a bit more about the best time to visit Florence: Spring! Why…

Street scenes

It’s a beautiful spring day in Florence. Windows wide open, sitting in the sun, coffee within reach. I’m working. Until I hear a sound. A trumpet? It sounds like a trumpet. I think to myself ‘someone must have picked up…

Exciting new steps!

It’s the 16th of February 2019 and today it has been one year, three months and a couple of days since I arrived in Florence. I eat, sleep, breathe Florence and I can sincerely say it is the biggest, most…

One Year

It’s hard to believe I’m actually writing this post. This Sunday, November 4th, I’m celebrating my one year anniversary in Florence. Needless to say the year has flown by. Here I am. Cuddled up on the couch with my cat,…

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