Category Archives: Life in Florence

Chinese girl’s expat life in Florence, Italy

My Interview by Local Newspaper Il Reporter

My March starts well. After a rainy week in the past, finally we are facing a few days of sunshine (although the past weekend is quite wet and cold). Another thing that makes me happier is reading my interview published on the local newspaper Il Reporter. Valentina Veneziano, a journalist and  freelance writer, did an […]
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Photo Sharing: Pitti Uomo 89 Street Shots

If you see those run-way dressed men walking on the streets around Florence, you know that the Pitti Uomo is in town! View this post on Instagram "Are you going to PITTI?" "Why you ask?!" #pittiuomo A post shared by Sasha Wang (@staialborgo) on Jan 12, 2016 at 3:45am PST For those who are into […]
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Three Favorites from Supermarkets: To A Good Start of 2016!

3 favorite items for home-cooking from the supermarkets. Eating at home is getting more interesting in 2016!

Il Mercato Centrale: Cozy Street Food for Everyone

When a friend proposed to go for lunch in the fresh market Il Mercato Centrale the first time, I wasn’t quite convinced. I’ve seen similar things in Hong Kong: restaurants in the local fresh market, where people eat fast food sharing tables in the chaos environment. It is nice for experiment, but not for enjoyable […]
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To Borgo, with Love 💕

If one day I am the tour guide for my friends in Florence, I would take them to those local districts, where they find one-next-to-the-other houses with the terracotta roof, those green shutter windows, and the campanelli next to the vintage doors. AKA, the Borgo!!!

The Ultimate Brunch: Sunday at La Ménagère

How is a “perfect Sunday” for you? In my version, it includes: waking up in a sunny morning, having a coffee at the table together with my beloved family, taking a walk along the Arno river…… Oh, and between the coffee and the walk, definitely a PERFECT brunch, which contains ham and cheese, eggs and […]
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5 Tips Helped Me Getting Over Annoying Sickness

Italy is a beautiful place. There are many good reasons you can think of to live in this country. I am happy that I have the chance to move here and be part of the “dolce vita (sweet life)”. However nothing is perfect, so as a Chinese expat starting a new life in Florence. Ever […]
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