Blog Posts - Toscana



Air Renzi

Anna Lombroso per il Simplicissimus Succede che ogni tanto qualcuno si consoli del buio intorno con la luce di fiammelle fioche, che dia credito a figure che sembrano estranee alla marmaglia volgare e cialtrona affaccendata in intrallazzi,  maneggi,...
by Il Simplicissimus on Aug 20, 2016

“Essere superstiziosi è da ignoranti, ma non esserlo porta male”. Questa frase di Eduardo De Filippo racchiude tutto il concetto della superstizione stessa e delle credenze popolari.Tutti i popoli e le terre così come anche la Garfagnan...
by Aneddotica Magazine on Jul 31, 2016

Book swap at Scuola Toscana

At Scuola Toscana we have just opened a (very small) paperback exchange.  It’s a place to trade books you don’t want any more for books you find and you’d like to read. All the students can exchange their books here – …...
by italian in italy on Jun 3, 2016

Current Favourites & Most Played: Skincare edition

I'm back on my beloved Kenderasia for a beauty break from work - and it's sound funny since I'm currently working as beauty editor. The post Current Favourites & Most Played: Skincare edition appeared first on Kenderasia.
by Kenderasia on Mar 11, 2016

Santa Maria Maddalena dei Pazzi

Next tuesday we are going to visit the church of Santa Maria Maddalena dei Pazzi. Originally a convent, with medieval origins, Santa Maria Maddalena dei Pazzi became very important during the Renaissance, Botticelli Perugino and Ghirlandaio worked he...
by italian in italy on Mar 5, 2016

Ein Praktikum im schönen Florenz

Die Scuola Toskana bietet in ihrem vielfältigen Kursangebot unter anderem die Möglichkeit an, im Rahmen des Aufenthaltes ein Praktikum zu absolvieren. Dieses Angebot richtet sich vor allem an jene, die für längere Zeit bleiben und schon fortgesch...
by italian in italy on Mar 2, 2016

Mannari e Magnari

Anna Lombroso per il Simplicissimus Anche se pareva Cuore dei tempi d’oro non faceva ridere il florilegio di emendamenti presentati da aspiranti buontemponi e umoristi improvvisati di varie formazioni politiche – Carlo Giovanardi, Mario Mauro...
by Il Simplicissimus on Feb 25, 2016

A job description

I once read an interview with a famous spy who told how the spy life is not very adventurous and often consists of boring hours of waiting, of poring on papers, of filling reports … I often think about this … Continue reading →...
by italian in italy on Feb 23, 2016

To keep a promise

we are in mid-February, and although it is still low season, look at our whiteboard, full of activities! As we promised at the beginning of the year, we increased the number of extracurricular activities for our students, now there is … Continu...
by italian in italy on Feb 13, 2016

Healthy Zuppa Toscana

Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Soup Recipe Sausage, Potato, and Kale Soup Copycat Zuppa Toscana Olive Garden Recipe . I know I Thank you for the good healthy recipe! Reply..An attempt to recreate a healthier version of an Olive Garden favorite. Add chick...
by Nice Info on Feb 12, 2016

Independent apartment

Though most of the students live in families, or in shared apartments, more and more students prefer the comfort of an independent apartment. This is the ideal accommodation for someone who wishes more privacy, for some friends coming together, or &#...
by italian in italy on Feb 11, 2016

The happy few

In addition to the free activities that are included in the courses of Scuola Toscana, we offer also very special tours, for super-fans of Tuscany, for a fee. They are called the “happy few” series, and are guided by our … Continue...
by italian in italy on Feb 9, 2016

Bar Toscana, Brentwood's Hidden Italian Gem

Bar Toscana is the cocktail bar next door to longtime Brentwood favorite, Toscana. The Italian trattoria has been in business for 26 years. In the competitive culinary world of Los Angeles, that means they must be doing something right!For their cock...
by Gourmet Pigs on Feb 4, 2016

Classical Studies

We at Scuola Toscana have a new partner – after the courses of Japanese language, and Chinese language, we offer now at our school also courses in classical Latin and Greek. Scuola Toscana teamed up with Giampiero at Centro di … Continue...
by italian in italy on Jan 29, 2016

Visit to Museo della Misericordia

“Misericordia di Firenze” The Venerable Confraternity of Mercy of Florence, is one of the most enduring civic institutions, being born during the 1200s. Since its inception the Confraternity has been keen to transport the sick in hospital...
by italian in italy on Jan 27, 2016

A present

Some students are so kind with us that give goodbye presents when they leave. Usually chocolates, sweets, books, souvenirs… but also small artistic works, like these drawing of the german student Gerhard. I appreciate this kind of present becau...
by italian in italy on Jan 25, 2016

Looking for Filippo Brunelleschi

Filippo di Ser Brunellesco Lapi (1377-1446) – the first “modern” architect, is one of the geniuses of the Florentine Renaissance. The Cupola del Duomo  (the Dome of the cathedral of Florence) is his most famous monument, but his wo...
by italian in italy on Jan 19, 2016

Cafè Corner

This is one of the preferred spots for the students at Scuola Toscana; when they have just 5 minutes between one lesson and another, they can grab a coffee and a snack from the vending machine and sit here for … Continue reading →...
by italian in italy on Jan 18, 2016

Scuola Toscana at home

Even if you have no time to come to Florence, or if you have already been in Florence and feel nostalgic, Scuola Toscana can be with you, with three different programs, like Leonardo, a traditional corrispondence course Video Channel, with … Co...
by italian in italy on Jan 7, 2016

92a Divisione Buffalo: 1944

  92a Divisione Buffalo: i 15000 uomini di colore che liberarono la Garfagnana.1944 di Paolo Marzi Non è come Hollywood ce la vuol sempre raccontare, anzi spesso e volentieri il cinema americano ci lancia degli stereotipi che ci portiamo appre...
by Aneddotica Magazine on Jan 1, 2016


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