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the palazzo crawl

In Italian/English dictionaries, the first translation of palazzo is palace, and let’s be honest, we all stop there. The rushed translation results in hoards of wide-eyed english speaking tourists awe-struck to hear that there are  1,998 more words

Favorite Places

I miss it

I miss the old times. The happy-go-lucky life. The weeks and months I spent abroad making friends for eternity, if there is such thing. I miss my Madrid friends, my Edinburgh friends, my Nice friends, my friends from countless trips, and not to mention my childhood and undergraduate’s friends, spread all over the planet. 398 more words


Objet d'art 5

The last series of pretty, pretty Florentine things before it becomes all Rome all the time. Enjoy the photos with minimal comments: 68 more words

Street Art

Florentine Tall Tales

Well it’s the end of day 3 already!

We had our first day of “school” in an awesome building that is actually a house with a courtyard and a beautiful garden (of which we technically can’t go in because it is the landlord’s). 989 more words


A Momentary Lapse of Reason in Florence

One slip, and down the hole we fall
It seems to take no time at all
A momentary lapse of reason
That binds a life for life… 1,374 more words


Italy ~ Florence ~ Venice ~ D8

It’s time to say bye bye to Florence. We spent a few hours in the world of Michelangelo’s David. The facade of the Accademia Gallery, David’s home, is so ordinary that one might not notice it if not for the snaking queue outside its door. 343 more words