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Day 15: Rome to Florence

Our day started early at 7am to catch the high speed train to Florence! Originally, we hadn’t given day trips much thought, but because Florence was only an hour and a half away from Rome, we couldn’t resist jumping on the opportunity to see another city. 715 more words




I am currently on another train headed to Rome from Florence. The past two days in Florence have been great. Prior to coming to Florence we really didn’t realize just how much art and history there is in this fabulous city. 1,350 more words

Wine Lover Wednesdays: Tiffany Perry of Wanderblush

I am a woman in love with wine, food, travel and la dolce vita. I believe that learning, tasting and sharing wine should be a fun experience. 613 more words


Adventures in Italy

I spent the last couple of days in Florence and Pisa and it was great. I’m just relieved it was a smooth trip because a week before we set off, I dislocated my shoulder (well it was technically a subluxation), but yeah, PAIN. 152 more words

The Ramblings Of Tai The Fish


We took a high-speed train from Rome to Florence, which took us something like 170 miles in 90 minutes. Not too shabby!

We arrived in Florence later in the evening, so we didn’t have time to do much besides have dinner and go to sleep.  1,088 more words


Finding Firenze (Or rather getting lost in Firenze)


Location: Florence (Day 1)
Weather: 28C, sunny and warm
Activities: Rome–>Florence train, Galleria dell’Accademia (David), Ponte Vecchio
Accomodation: Central Hostel

Another early start today, much to the chagrin of our bunk mates I’m sure. 1,022 more words


Fine Art and Feasting in Florence

Many people dream of visiting the Renaissance capital of Florence (Firenze), Italy.

Where else can you spend days seeing art from Michelangelo, Da Vinci, and Botticelli and taking afternoon… 828 more words