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On-campus Resources

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Study Abroad Advice and Resources

Center for Global Education

Students Abroad

General Travel Information

Travel.State.Gov – US State Department

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rick Steves’ Europe

Time Out Worldwide

Culture Crossing

Packing and Airline Baggage Policies

Check your airline’s website for its baggage policies

Transportation Security Administration

Rick Steves also has a good packing list here:

One Bag – The Art and Science of Traveling Light

Life in Florence

A great site for help acclimating to life in Florence is The Florentine.

The Florentine is a bi-weekly publication printed in English covering news, current events, culture, politics, business, travel, food, sports, weather, etc., in and around Florence. Browse through it for a wealth of useful information, but here are a few articles in particular that would be good to read up front:

Surviving the City:

How to...(do all kinds of things):

Travel Savvy:
Check here for the latest on upcoming concerts, exhibits, festivals, etc., and watch for familiar bylines – some CCI students have written articles for this site.

Flo’n the Go.


If you have a link to recommend, email it to Sara Morato – - and we’ll see about adding it to the list.