Living Abroad

Useful Links

Things you may want or need to know...

ISIC: International Student Identification Card

http://www.isic.org/

Preparing to Go



http://college.usatoday.com/category/study-abroad/ 

http://suabroad.syr.edu/acceptedstudents/preparingtogo/florence.html

Student Information: Event Centers/Library/Travel Agency

www.portalegiovani.comune.fi.it Young Florence Portal for events and activities in Florence

http://www.biblioteche.comune.fi.it/biblioteca_delle_oblate/ Oblate library

http://www.lemurate.comune.fi.it/lemurate/ Le Murate

http://www.cts.it/ Student Travel Agency



Public Transportation in Florence

http://www.ataf.net/en/ataf.aspx?idC=2&LN=en-US ATAF Florence city busses

http://www.capautolinee.it/busvai.html CAP regional bus

http://www.lazzi.it/ Lazzi regional bus

http://www.sitabus.it/ Sita regional bus

Florence Tourism and Life

http://www.firenzeturismo.it/en/ Florence Tourism Board

http://www.museicivicifiorentini.comune.fi.it/en/index.html Civic Florentine Museums

http://www.flonthego.com/ Flo'n the Go

http://en.comune.fi.it/ Commune of Florency

http://www.firenzecard.it/index.php?lang=en 72 hour museum pass

http://www.theflorentine.net/index.asp English speaking newspaper

http://florenceforfree.wordpress.com/ One of our favorite blogs

http://bewise.syr.edu/ BeWise alcohol safety

http://glimpse.org/ Study-Abroad blogs

Florence LGBTQ

http://www.arcigay.it/

http://www.ireos.org/

https://www.facebook.com/ireoscomunita

http://www.patroc.com/florence/

Getting Around Italy & Tourism

http://www.trenitalia.com/ Italian National train service

http://www.italotreno.it/en/Pages/default.aspx Private Italian train service

http://www.terravision.eu/ Bus for airport transfer (Pisa/Florence)

http://www.eurolines.com/en/ European bus company

http://www.italia.it/en/home.html Travel website

Money

http://www.westernunion.it/WUCOMWEB/staticMid.do?method=load&pagename=agentLocator Western Union locations

Mail & Shipping

http://www.poste.it/online/cercaup/   Poste Italiana

http://www.mbe.it/nc/utility-menu/cerca-il-negozio/ Mailboxes, etc.

http://www.cbp.gov/travel/us-citizens/know-before-you-go  What you can bring back to the US.

Music



http://www.orchestradellatoscana.it/en/ Tuscan Orchestra

http://www.ceccherinimusic.com/ Instruments for rent or purchase

Travel Europe

http://www.eurail.com/

http://www.eurolines.com/en/

http://www.railpass.com/

http://www.bahn.com/i/view/index.shtml

http://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/bernina-express/index.html

http://www.hostelworld.com/

US Government Info

http://florence.usconsulate.gov/

http://www.travel.state.gov/

http://www.cdc.gov/

News

http://www.repubblica.it/

http://edition.cnn.com/

http://www.theflorentine.net/

http://global.nytimes.com/?iht

Syracuse University Links

https://myslice.syr.edu/psp/PTL9PROD/EMPLOYEE/EMPL/h/?tab=PAPP_GUEST

https://blackboard.syr.edu/webapps/portal/frameset.jsp

https://login.libezproxy2.syr.edu/login?qurl=http%3a%2f%2fwww.jstor.org%2faction%2fshowAdvancedSearch

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