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Winter Rules

In Florence, Italy, on the Ponte Vecchio, if you place a padlock on the wrought iron fence over the Arno, swear to a true and undying love, then throw away the key your love will last forever. 201 more words

The Dizzy Heights of Florence

My tour of Italy continues onto Florence. After catching the train from Pisa to Florence we made our way from the station to our super cute boutique hotel ‘ 879 more words


Pisa and Florence: Day 11

Another early start, thank god for Italian coffee. We left the lakes to travel to Pisa. The mornings in the bus are the quietest. We stop usually at Italian Truck Stops, an interesting experience that I haven’t really mastered, I don’t think I must have been paying attention when it was explained, all I recall is use your elbows. 337 more words

Italy: Florence in A Flash

June 5, 2016.  For our wedding anniversary this year, Matthew and I decided to revisit Italy, the country that had hosted our honeymoon 23 years ago.   4,073 more words


Episode 16: Michelangelo's masterpiece 

Bellissima Firenze! With a lovely night of karaoke under our belts it was time to head and explore Florence in all its beauty.

The first stop of the morning was a leather demonstration at a local leather maker where we learnt how to tell the difference between real and fake and also being able to look through there shop at all there amazing items, I even picked up a new belt. 297 more words


The Italian roadtrip part deux: Florence & Pisa

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Lake Maggiore was breathtaking but I always knew Florence would be the main event. We had planned it as an early anniversary getaway – a few days eating all the gelato, fresh pasta and burrata in the land is my romantic ideal. 269 more words


The City that's Frozen in time

I took out my notepad, a pen, and some sheets that I had used to roughly jot down my adventures. Remembering every bit that had happened earlier that day, I started filling in the gaps to complete my log. 1,530 more words