Updated: Aug 30
They discuss her first trip to Florence as a young PHD student, when she suffered Stendahl Syndrome a psychosomatic condition when someone is overwhelmed by the beauty of art, history or architecture of a place and suffers symptoms such as rapid heart rate, sweating and feeling faint.
Kathleen also shares the best places to visit in Italy for art and culture lovers, how she'd spend 10 days in Italy and much more.
If you love Italy, art, history and culture, this is the episode for you.
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