The Museum of the Innocent

The Museum of the Innocent

Before our last week in Florence came to an end, we visited the ‘Ospedale degli Innocenti’ or ‘Hospital of the Innocents’ which now houses the ‘Museo degli Innocenti’ or the ‘Museum of the Innocents’. The[…]

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A meal from the Mensa, a college cafeteria not far from Kent State Florence

Touring a Mensa Kitchen

We had the opportunity to visit the Mensa, a college cafeteria not far from the Kent State University Florence campus. The building was covered in graffiti, had raggedy couches lining the outside walls and seemed[…]

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Museo Biomedical in Careggi Hospital

We visited the pathological wax museum, Museo Biomedical in Careggi Hospital, the main hospital in Florence. Michaelangelo’s art students used to assist physicians in understanding the human body by examining corpses, along with fetal specimens,[…]

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Cinque Terre

Long Weekend Adventures

While attending the Florence Health Institute, we have enjoyed long weekends every week which has allowed us to travel and explore. Our first weekend in Italy was very eventful! Half of our group traveled to[…]

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