florence

WTF

American Exchange Students in Italy Start Fire by Cooking Pasta Without Water

There are cooking failures, and then there are cooking failures so bad that you piss off the entire country of Italy.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.21.18
Munchies

This Farm Is Occupied by Squatters Who Are Making Incredible Olive Oil

The abandoned hillside location on the outskirts of Chianti is run by a collective of farmers without a boss.
Diletta Sereni
1.5.18
Photography

Tourists Too Busy Taking Photos to Notice They're Being Photographed

Fascinated by the visitors to Florence’s cathedral, Oleg Tolstoy decided to turn his lens on the snap-happy tourists.
Niamh Leonard-Bedwell
10.11.17
Brexit

Theresa May's Big Brexit Speech Was a Big Anti-Climax

She went all the way to Florence for a blockbuster speech that was totally pedestrian.
Gavin Haynes
9.22.17
10 Questions

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask an Agoraphobe

"I've had months where the guy at the bakery downstairs was the only person I talked to who wasn't a relative or one of my five close friends."
Niccolò Carradori
1.26.17
Art

A Giant Donald Trump Rooster Invaded China | Last Week in Art

And Nintendo dished out a New Years miracle.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.3.17
Art

These Sculptures and Paintings Are Artifacts of Female Suffering

Step inside Gaetano Pesce's exhibit full of blood, sweat, and tears.
Sami Emory
11.29.16
Fast Food

Why McDonald’s Is Suing This Italian City for 18 Million Euros

What has Florence done to anger the global burger chain?
Phoebe Hurst
11.9.16
Cocktails

Inside Florence's First Speakeasy

After more than a year of construction and renovation, the historic city of Florence is now home to the cocktail-driven bar Rasputin, named after the famously hard-to-kill faith healer.
Coral Sisk
6.13.16
Art

Realist Art Returns to the Spotlight in New York

The riveting art form you should keep an eye on.
Rebecca Miller
12.17.15
Premieres

Premiere: Loyle Carner - "Florence"

Listen to Loyle Carner's latest track, which finds its origins in the fact he "always wanted a little sister".
8.14.15
Italica

Three Days of War

An ancient sport played for honour, glory and passion. Nobody gets a penny.
VICE Italy
2.4.13