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11 Of The World's Most Amazing Bridges

A bridge is defined as “a structure built to span physical obstacles without closing the way underneath such as a body of water, valley, or road, for the purpose of providing passage over the obstacle”. 785 more words


Just got 24 hours in Florence? Make the most of it!

Though it sounds like a mission impossible, 24 hours in Florence can be an absolute blast if properly planned. The city – its historic centre declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO – is definitely quite compact with some of the most interesting sites and landmarks concentrated in just a few blocks that makes it perfect to move around by foot only. 1,173 more words



My grand Italian adventure began in Florence, the capital of Italy’s Tuscan region and the epicenter of the Renaissance. I spent just two days exploring its vias and piazzas, but in that time I managed to see many of Florence’s highlights and fall in love with the city. 434 more words

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Charming streets of Florence

Walking the cobbled & narrow streets of charming Florence surrounded by beauty, art, history and intricate architecture. Florence, one of Italy’s many gems!

Wearing: Zara Kimono, H&M pants, H&M top, Forever 21 necklace, Michael Kors bag, Aldo shoes, MAC lipstick and Pearl bracelet… 118 more words


Photo of the Week: Firenze & the Machine

Photo By: Darci Naftulin

Location: On the Arno next to the Ponte Vecchio



We caught the bus from outside the campsite into Florence, which took about an hour. We re-grouped ourselves in a McCafe with a coffee, studied the map and then headed straight for the Duomo. 784 more words

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The Italian Job: A Florentine 180° (Day 9)

Okay, so I was wrong. Florence is great and I judged it much too quickly.

Be it a winning combination of fewer tourists and less intense heat or just visiting the real delights of the city, Florence today was a dream. 469 more words