Travel Blogs from Florence, Italy

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In love with Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

In love with Florence

A travel blog entry by suikerbossie

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I've decided to let the pictures do the talking... ...

Laid Back Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Laid Back Florence

A travel blog entry by travel_lover87

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I arrived in Florence yesterday evening and at first I didn't know if the stop on the train was correct.  When I think Florence Italy, I think that it's a decent size city.  All I could see was a smallish town from my train window.  It was ...

the last thursday in Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

the last thursday in Florence

A travel blog entry by amandawhitaker

... place and then met up with some of the girls and we hiked up to the San Minialto church on top of the hill over looking Florence to hear the monks sing. they were cool and we were able to sit right near them. after that we stayed up at the Michelangelo ...

Easter in Italy, Florence, Italy travel blog

Easter in Italy

A travel blog entry by margitdde

... towns and villages to remember the life of suffering of Jesus Christ.   In Tuscany for example, in Grassina near Florence, every year there is a representation of the Passion of Christ on Good Friday. Around 500 people in medieval costumes arrange ...

Final Paper for Class- Hannah's Italian Food Diary, Florence, Italy travel blog

Final Paper for Class- Hannah's Italian Food Diary

A travel blog entry by hcarr13

Hannah's Italian Food Diary            During my time here in Florence, Italy, I have learned a tremendous amount about the local cuisine and diet through my various experiences with the Italian culture ...

gelato, gelato and more gelato :), Florence, Italy travel blog

gelato, gelato and more gelato :)

A travel blog entry by emily.

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... in. it was rough. We got to our hostel which was right by the train station. I wasn’t aware how busy of a city Florence was especially after coming from such a chill place like Venice.  Our hostel was really nice.  We had our own computer ...

Florence - When things go unplanned, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence - When things go unplanned

A travel blog entry by patuan

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... locals, as Florence is very small and traveler can easily explore the city within 1 -2 days. 1) Spanish dinner in Italy: Leonardo, my first host in Florence has a rule for staying at his  place: Each surfer must cook at least one dish from his/her ...

Bring on the Duomo., Florence, Italy travel blog

Bring on the Duomo.

A travel blog entry by linpep

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... to see Brunelleschi's dome within a dome as was very well explained by our private tour guide booked again with Viator. A local guide from Florence that took us to the top along with a trip to the Duomo museum. Very enjoyable.  This was such a great ...

A trip tp Pisa, Florence, Italy travel blog

A trip tp Pisa

A travel blog entry by badefamily

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... a huge building that was the cemetery. These buildings all have some subsidence too. We wandered the streets before heading back to Florence, and dinner at a restaurant in the centre of town. We had to follow the tour guide crocodile fashion for fear of ...

Firenze, Florence, Italy travel blog

Firenze

A travel blog entry by binni

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First stop - Florence for a walking tour around the city that sparked a cultural relvolution. What a beautiful place! Saw the church where Da Vinci is buried, saw the replica of David(lots bigger than I expected), a few other highly decorated buildings ...

'So... if I were a bus station, where would I be?

'So... if I were a bus station, where would I be?"

A travel blog entry by karl_lesly

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Finally, no more planes!  We landed in Firenze (Florence), Italy.  We picked up our luggage and made our way out of the airport terminal to the to the stop to catch a shuttle bus that would take us to the train station. There we ...

Academy Museum and Michelangelo's David, Florence, Italy travel blog

Academy Museum and Michelangelo's David

A travel blog entry by allansineurope

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Bonjour to Buongiorno! Nice to Florence by trains, Florence, Italy travel blog

Bonjour to Buongiorno! Nice to Florence by trains

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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... land with farmhouses & barns scattered throughout. After an extended section of tunnel it became undulating countryside coming into Florence. We arrived at 6pm and easily found Hotel Lombardi one street up from the station. It is in the same building ...

Rick Steves, Florence, Italy travel blog

Rick Steves

A travel blog entry by tinyisgreat

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... walked by the Duomo, saw the Gates of Paradise made by Ghiberti, learned about Dante and stopped at the best gelato place in Florence, according to our guide.  Gelato was made in Florence.  I think the gelato there was my second favorite so far. ...

Roma to Firenze, Florence, Italy travel blog

Roma to Firenze

A travel blog entry by suikerbossie

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... with the coffee and we're really glad we brought along the instant coffee and big mugs. Its pretty cold too. About 4C. Arriving in Florence we booked our seat reservation for the train to Venice on 1 Jan 2011 and then had to navigate the streets with our ...

The lovely city of Firenze!, Florence, Italy travel blog

The lovely city of Firenze!

A travel blog entry by timbertime

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... i had to get something.. i now own a fake gucci bag and sunglasses.. I feel I will spend the most time in Italy... its so wonderful! After Florence I will head to Pisa...Tuscany then Venice. I cant wait to get to a beach! P.S.. the pizza guy... the ...

Rekindling my Love for the Scissor Sisters, Florence, Italy travel blog

Rekindling my Love for the Scissor Sisters

A travel blog entry by woundedsoldier

Italia Wave Love Festival rocks my socks. Scissor Sisters are almost too ghetto fabulous. Rockin'. ...

Too hot to bother to do anything, Florence, Italy travel blog

Too hot to bother to do anything

A travel blog entry by jandmtravel

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... and as Amber was free she went in to use the toilet, only to find it was shut for cleaning. No public toilets in Florence either. Dragged ourselves back to the car around 11pm as it is still very warm. The car still nearly over heated going back up the ...

Discover Florence in

Discover Florence in "kiddie size"

A travel blog entry by margitdde

... offered free-with-purchase at 57 Disney stores for one week only. The publication is geared towards attracting new visitors to Florence by depicting works of art and city monuments in "kiddie size" making them more interesting and comprehensible even to ...

Florence is only about 849 steps away..., Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence is only about 849 steps away...

A travel blog entry by ashygag

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... miraculously miss you all the while either casually walking and or starting and stopping and starting and stopping... Now that I'm in Florence, I figured the best way to get oriented was to find the nearest (read biggest) duomo and pretty much you're ...

Illegal Bakeries and Fantastic Views, Florence, Italy travel blog

Illegal Bakeries and Fantastic Views

A travel blog entry by emmiekerschen

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   After about 5 days in France, we trained our way over to Florence, Italy where the only things I knew how to say were hello, thank you, and princess (don't ask me why). Luckily for us, everyone in Florence spoke English. Probably because ...

Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence

A travel blog entry by djmitchos

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Not much was really happening in Florence. Just an old city with nice buildings and expensive beers ...

Strolling around Florence Saturday night, Florence, Italy travel blog

Strolling around Florence Saturday night

A travel blog entry by cam.srigley

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Despidiéndonos de Firenze, Florence, Italy travel blog

Despidiéndonos de Firenze

A travel blog entry by k0k0m0

Me levanté temprano porque quería tomar el tren hacia Venecia que salía 9:10 para poder disfrutar al máximo la ciudad. Como la noche anterior, pasé frío en el albergue. Entraba un chiflete por no sé donde y estuvo bastante fresquito para ...

Fun in Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Fun in Florence

A travel blog entry by kelncre

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... enjoyed her gnocchi, however Creighton ventured out and tried the rabbit which he found bland and dry. Unfortunately, our last day in Florence was rainy and Kelly was feeling a little under weather.  As we had seen all of the sights we really wanted ...

Florence or bust, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence or bust

A travel blog entry by aabr

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We thought we would head to Florence today.....bad idea!  We began by driving down the tuscan hillside but before we could reach the main highway, we came upon a nasty accident between at truck and a car.  The roads are steep and winding and ...

e tutto chi?, Florence, Italy travel blog

e tutto chi?

A travel blog entry by ailleagan

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... white chocolate lining the sides and a sliver of chocolate with a hazelnut on top. This place was simply amazing! If you go to Florence you must go to Hemingway's! Okay, even though I hadn't eaten dinner or anything since 11:20 this morning until the ...

So many updates!, Florence, Italy travel blog

So many updates!

A travel blog entry by hcarr13

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So many updates! I haven't been very good about blogging lately because I’ve been so busy. This past week in Florence has been awesome. We’ve been able to fit a ton in, which has been great. Last week, a big group of us dressed up and went out ...

WE are in florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

WE are in florence

A travel blog entry by alexiastrawn

... . We had an amazing meal last night, it was right across the street from our apt. they had such great food, we had a steak, which florence is known for and the wine from this area. it was so fun, we sat down by a couple from florida and we ended up ...

Gelato Flavors, Florence, Italy travel blog

Gelato Flavors

A travel blog entry by barbwengler

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We've arrived and as I promised the girls - we've had gelato everyday atleast once - sometimes twice. Tonight I had the unusual combo of tiramisu and strawberry (fragole). We've seen "David" and today spent the morning at The Uffizi. The lines remind me ...

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