Travel Blogs from Florence, Italy

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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 ...

Firenze with my Friends, Florence, Italy travel blog

Firenze with my Friends

A travel blog entry by kiyamaria

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... can’t tell you what he was talking about… something to do with being able to read people and being a Merlin in Florence.  What??? Following my purchase, we stepped back into the hot sun.  I had been conflicted about wearing a skirt ...

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 ...

Walking endlessly in Florence's medieval city!, Florence, Italy travel blog

Walking endlessly in Florence's medieval city!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... them our map but this was simply to make sure that we were on the right track!   I just loved Florence with its designer clothing boutiques and beautiful window displays giving a fashionable look to all of these ancient medieval ...

Exploring Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Exploring Florence

A travel blog entry by steveandkat

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... to do before heading back to the hostel. I wanted to visit the Piazzale Michelangelo, which provides a really nice view of Florence. I quickly located the area on the map and set off thankful in the opposite direction of the very thick traffic. Walking ...

Lens, Florence, Italy travel blog

Lens

A travel blog entry by bs_luomo

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I thought I had seen it all in Florence, Italy – but a simple change of attitude and a look at the famed city through a (more) Italian lens changes an experience dramatically. I was excited, yes, to head into Florence on a Sunday morning – I ...

Never been so close to so many masterpieces!, Florence, Italy travel blog

Never been so close to so many masterpieces!

A travel blog entry by cbmaddixrn

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Today we arrived in Florence around 1415. I tried reading my guidebook on the train while enjoying the beautiful countryside - however, I kept nodding off. I decided I may as well go ahead and catch a nap on the train. Later, when we were getting off the ...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Florence, Italy travel blog

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

A travel blog entry by xplorersarah

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... much was lost. There were many old books located here that were destroyed. But there was much international support for Florence's restoration, which is heartening. Yesterday I met some brilliant people from Mexico, Chile and South Africe. Us girls ate ...

Firenze, Florence, Italy travel blog

Firenze

A travel blog entry by laurantim

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... bien et la ville est charmante. C'est  a Florence que le syndrome de Stendhal est apparu. Durant sa visite a Florence, l'ecrivain francais Stendahl a ete pris de vertiges et d une crise de panique, car il etait submerge emotionnelement par autant ...

Canyon Jumping Video!, Florence, Italy travel blog

Canyon Jumping Video!

A travel blog entry by hcarr13

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Here's a video of me canyon jumping! ...

Say it isn't so..., Florence, Italy travel blog

Say it isn't so...

A travel blog entry by blissmiss

Amateur move number 3,480. While out at a very fun bar, J.J.'s Cathedral, near the Duomo in Florence, we met 8 business men from Denmark who we chatted with for awhile. Somehow the talk turned to food (surprising?, not really) and the next thing we ...

Seduced by Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Seduced by Florence

A travel blog entry by tk2014

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... not only are provocative but architecturally brilliant, to view Brunelleschi's great dome from near and afar is stimulating and uplifting.  The intoxication of Florence is nearly complete. One more glass of this D.O.C.G Brunello should do the trick. ...

Last Tuesday in Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Last Tuesday in Florence

A travel blog entry by amandawhitaker

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... had fun watching our teacher sing and dance to it. i will download them when i get home and play them to remind me of Italy. after Italian my friend Rachael and i went and got our free gelato coupons for filling out the survey for the API program. we did ...

On to Firenze..., Florence, Italy travel blog

On to Firenze...

A travel blog entry by frhhsdc

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... and the Baptistery. Just hard to describe the beauty of this place. Whenever I describe it to my students I always start with: "Florence was the beating heart of the Italian Renaissance. And a strong heart it is!" Then down to Palazza Vecchio and Ponte ...

Love Florence!, Florence, Italy travel blog

Love Florence!

A travel blog entry by alexcooper

... and back home to chill out for the evening, it is much colder here than it has been the past few days. Our second day in Florence started with a skype date with Sam and Felicia; it is always a great start to my day to see family or friends from home. We ...

Does David have a brother?  One that's not stone?, Florence, Italy travel blog

Does David have a brother? One that's not stone?

A travel blog entry by mlp5176

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... mission was still underway and we had found a place with Cookie gelato that had Jordyn and Erin going back for seconds.  Florence definitely won the match against Venice.  If only we knew the gelato heaven that awaited us in our future ...

Tuscany, Florence, Italy travel blog

Tuscany

A travel blog entry by musiclvr272

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   We travelled to Florence today via the Eurostar (the train). It was a longer walk than we thought from the train station to the hostel but we finally made it. Then it's 3 flights of stairs up in the building to the floor the hostel starts on, ...

Around Santa Maria Novella (studio project), Florence, Italy travel blog

Around Santa Maria Novella (studio project)

A travel blog entry by ailleagan

... a beach in which we will be working on our tans :) I'm getting pale you know. Then we take a night train back to Florence. So for these trips I won't be able to update until Tuesday after my studio project is done (I need no extra distractions). I'm ...

Florence, Florence, Italy, Italy travel blog

Florence

A travel blog entry by oneluckygirl

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One of my favorite things about Florence ended up being the food. Pastries, pizza, pasta, gelato, Italiano style - all day every day - but the thing is, I never got sick of it because it was all so delicious! Can you imagine a dinner so good that you're ...

Heading for the city of Firenze, Florence, Italy travel blog

Heading for the city of Firenze

A travel blog entry by anneogcato

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Finally some big city ...

Ahhhh, Tuscany, Florence, Italy travel blog

Ahhhh, Tuscany

A travel blog entry by kateanddrew

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... terrace with a glass of red wine, blue cheese and olives overlooking the river and watching the sunset, ahhhh, Tuscany. Staying in Florence at the moment which is another beautiful city, packed with famous artwork. Saw the statue of David, the birth of ...

Hi everyone we have been very busy girls! ..., Florence, Italy, Italy travel blog

Hi everyone we have been very busy girls! ...

A travel blog entry by caligirl

... We had a good ride...once we arrived in Milan, we noticed what an ugly city it was and decided to move right along to Florence...After a 3 hour train ride, we made it to Florence. It is AMAZING here! So beautiful! There are a ton of other backpackers, ...

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