In the Press


Here are my previously published articles and interviews about me and my writing:

"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 — Expat.com

An interview on Expat.com 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 — InterNations.org

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

Interview — iFlorence

In my interview (Italian version) by Marco de la Pierre from DotFlorence, I discuss life in Florence.

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. [...] "