As American as Pumpkin Pie

  Celebrating Thanksgiving in Florence   Emily Outtarac and Juliet Stephenson   Although the sweet smell of Thanksgiving turkey and buttery mashed potatoes aren’t customary here, Florence’s American population have plenty of options to enjoy this tradition away from home.   Thanksgiving is more than just food. The tradition of giving thanks started with the …

The ‘Village’ of Florence

  by Claudia Niemann and Ivana Scatola   It is no coincidence that celebrities such as Sting and Madonna own an apartment in this neighborhood: Santo Spirito is in fact to Florence what Greenwich Village is to New York and Shoreditch is to London. Less frequented by tourists than the center, the chic yet laid-back …