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The Perfect Week: First Week in Florence

By Hannah Hardin and Ashleigh Farrar Monday: After a weekend of traveling, nothing feels better than going to a bar that makes you feel like home. With bartenders that know your name and an atmosphere reminiscent of your favorite college bar, you can’t beat a Lion’s Fountain Monday. Our favorite drink: Magner’s cider. Don’t forget your wristband (1€) …

The other side of the Arno

Florence is easily one of the most prominent tourist destinations in Italy, and for good reason. Brunelleschi’s Duomo, the Uffizi Gallery and Michelangelo’s David are all intriguing sites. However, these sites often become overrun and strip Florence of any feeling of authenticity. Even restaurants and local bars can become overwhelmed by noisy Americans having read …