In the Press

Check out these articles and podcasts about my life in a Florence:

International Living

International Living...with Kristin, Episode 1 "What Is Home?"

Discussed with Kristin how our meaning of home as expats has changed.


Curated IG and Twitter accounts — @WeAreXpats

Curated the @WeAreXpats accounts from February 1-8, 2021. @WeAreXpats is affiliated with the Expat Archive Centre, which is a "home for expat life stories".


Life in Florence: Capturing the Essence of a Beloved City — Who the F*ck? Podcast

Interviewed by Nikki La Croce on January 12, 2021 in the Life in Florence: Capturing the Essence of a Beloved City episode.


"Living in Florence" — Mindful Mavericks magazine

In this interview in Mindful Mavericks magazine, I discuss how I became an expat in Florence as well as my thoughts regarding life overseas.


The Arno: a year in photos — The Florentine

Twelve of my photos of the Arno were published by The Florentine.

"Melinda in Florence" interview —

An interview on in which I talk about my life as an expat in Florence.


Intervista — Voglio Vivere Così! magazine

The Melinda Gallo: una blogger americana a Firenze interview focuses on my journey to Florence.


Expat Life Stories — Abroad Podcast

Interviewed by Mariza Leal in episode 50 of her "Expat Life Stories" series.


My Expat Story: Melinda Gallo — Global Living Magazine

The My Expat Story article depicts my life as a double-expat.


Best Living in Italy Blog Award — ITALY Magazine

My Living in Florence blog was the runner-up for the Best Living in Italy Blog Award for 2014.


Melinda: My Heart in Two Places —

In the Melinda: My Heart in Two Places article, I explain my expat life in both Florence and Paris.


Blog It - Top Five — Lonely Planet ITALY

"Tune into the underbelly of what Tuscans are thinking with these locally generated blogs." (p. 481) - 8th edition February 2008


Trip Talk — Wall Street Journal

A look at some of the best blogs for talking and learning about travel
"It's like getting letters from a friend who has moved abroad and is eager to share stories and impressions of her new home. Melinda Gallo, an outsider, pays close attention to Florence and the Florentines who view their city as the true center of Italy. [...] "