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Italy is the greatest place I’ve ever been. If you haven’t been to Italy, stop reading this post, turn off your computer, drive to the airport, get on an airplane and go to Italy. 196 more words


Better Late Than Never

The past two days have been days of many firsts. I went to my first European soccer game and I saw Michelangelo’s statue of David for the first time. 1,003 more words

Study Abroad Blog

Palazzo Vecchio

Just steps from Uffizi Gallery and right at Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio is a fortress palace that was the heart of political life in medieval Florence. 19 more words


My friend David

Today we started off our adventures by going to see Michelangelo’s David. I never realized before how big it is! It’s such an impressive statue. … 1,163 more words

How the Italians do markets

My market odyssey continues during various trips throughout Italy.

The magical city of Florence has a wealth of impressive markets including the Central Market. Butchers, fishmongers and delis are on the main floor, while fruit and vegetable sellers are on the top floor, 95 more words


La Cucina del Garga: a top restaurant in Florence

These guys are getting so much publicity right now, they hardly need any from me. But the thing is, my own experience at La Cucina del Garga… 1,326 more words



Florence, what to say about Florence…first I will mention its name. Florence is actually the English term for this city, the locals call it Firenze. This is very helpful to know for booking train tickets as no Italian website even with the English translation recognizes the term Florence. 380 more words