Florence, Italy

spring semester, even years

Eating My Way Through Florence

As you may have read, due to the spread of the coronavirus in Italy, the Mount decided to suspend our program on February 28 and sent us home. I will write more about my experiencing leaving early in a separate blog post, but I will say now that in the […]

Wandering Around Lucca and Pisa!

Hey guys, welcome back to my blog! It feels like forever since I have written here. As you may have read in Dr. Kennedy’s post last week, this month has been hectic in terms of adjusting to the situation in Italy and transitioning back in the United States. But, I […]

bridge in Florence Italy

The Mount’s Response to COVID-19

Hello faithful followers! You may have noticed that we’ve been unexpectedly quiet on the blogging front over the last week or so. Last week was a planned week off from entries from our student bloggers as Mount St. Mary’s University was on Spring Break. However, the Mount also experienced an […]

Best Brunch in Florence!

Welcome back to Feasts of Florence! This post will cover the most important meal of the day, and also my favorite meal: breakfast! Here in Florence breakfast, or colazione, is very different and much lighter. Back home while we might enjoy scrambled eggs, bacon, and toast, Italians usually eat pastries. […]