Ermanno Scervino Fashion Work Placement – ERASMUS year in Florence

As you most probably know I am currently doing my ERASMUS year in Florence. I studied at the University for the first half (September to January) and then now working for 4 months (March to June) at a Fashion House – Ermanno Scervino.  Continue reading


Ditta Artigianale – Retro Cafe – Florence Year Abroad



Ditta Artigianale is without a doubt one of my favourite cafes in Florence. It has such a cool vibe and everyone I take there always says how nice it is. By day it’s a quirky Italian cafe and by night it’s a Gin lovers bar. It is in the very heart of Florence’s historic quarters, Via dei Neri, 32, between Santa Croce and Piazza della Signora. Continue reading

Florence Year Abroad – La Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella



So this post has been a long time coming!! I’ve been super busy since my last post, my brother came to visit one weekend and then I went home the following weekend!!! It was amazing to be home after 3 months, I didn’t realise how much a missed Britain and all things British! It was so odd not speaking Italian and there were so many occasions where I had to stop myself from saying ‘Grazie’ to everyone! It felt so good to finally have my Starbucks Red Cup and to see everyone of course!! Anyway on with the post! Continue reading

Florence Year Abroad – ‘La Milkeria’ – A Crepe and Coffee Lovers Heaven.


There is no doubt that Florence is full of wonderful gems, around every corner there are countless cafe’s boasting their own unique style. The Milkeria is one of those cafe’s that embodies the cool, quirky yet classic essence and was one of the cafes that was on my list of things to do! La Milkeria has a great twist of both modern and vintage, with a broad menu of Crepes, Waffles, Pancakes, Coffee, Tea and so much more! It’s all nice and affordable too. Continue reading