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A Roman Holiday

Just a cliche blog title to open up my post on my first trip of 2018 to Rome! I didn’t really plan on taking a trip to Rome this month, but several flight attendant friends were planning a trip. 2,307 more words


First Day in Firenze

Try to imagine it. Construction everywhere. Narrow sidewalks. Hundred cars zipping past weaving through construction and thousand pedestrians hustling through dodging cars. Now envision my mom with a one wheeled suitcase and myself with a 30 kilo suitcase and backpack with a rolling carry-on. 1,063 more words


The Vasari Corridor in Florence

The Vasari Corridor is a raised path connecting Palazzo Vecchio with Palazzo Pitti, passing through the Uffizi and over the Ponte Vecchio.

It was built by Giorgio Vasari, who already created the Uffizi Gallery, in just 5 months at the behest of the Grand Duke Cosimo I de ‘Medici in 1565. 350 more words


A view of the Ponte Vecchio from the Uffizi Gallery

Another view of the Ponte Vecchio in Florence – this time from the river bank outside the Uffizi gallery. Again in a slightly different style from my other views of the Bridge. 27 more words

Historical Buildings

The Queen's Closet by G goes to Italy

Ciao Fashionistas :)

Come stai? This is how we say ‘How are you?’ in Italian. Why am I saying this today? Because this post all about Italian vibes, culture and of course food. 1,179 more words

Just Cavalli

34th ASICS Firenze Marathon 2017

Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Botticelli? Florence is home to many priceless Renaissance art and architecture, but Ponte Vecchio grabbed my attention because of its World War II history. 724 more words