Golden Tower Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from Florence
... with pepper but all traditionally italian. Then next door to a patisserie where more cantuccini was served up. This time some with orange zest, some with hazelnut but all tasting great. After this we drifted along to the Forno or bakery where they served up some focaccia style bread, called schiacciata, with stachino (soft cheese) and tomato. My goodness it tasted great. Next stop was the markets where we tried some panino con bollito which ...
I rang GG back at the guest house and he could see me with his binoculars, he took a photo, I'm the fuzzy dark blue blob just to the right of centre! lol
Came back and we had a light lunch at a local pizzeria that had just opened its doors. Limited menu but lots of cleavage! (No, that's not why we ate there!) GG decided that the dome sounded good so he headed off and I crashed for a while to build up my strength for tea!
It's Monday! Usually Mondays are terrible, but I can already tell today is going to be a GREAT day! Class starts tomorrow, welcome dinner tonight (free food), and skyping tonight! I'm so nervous for classes tomorrow, I have no idea what to expect! I'm now down to 12 credits though, so it shouldn't be too difficult trying to balance school with traveling the world ;)!
... stores and a supermarket where the normal Italians/non-tourists shop, so the prices are not magnified especially for foreigners!
My Italoglish Works In a Pinch
First I had to get the shopping cart, which involved going to the bricocenter and using a lot of pantomime and a few words of Italoglish to explain that I needed a cart similar to the ones used inside the store, but for bringing my groceries home with me. The cart was 14 Euros and had to be assembled, so ...
... don't necessarily think it was truly a fair comparison. Last night the kids wanted to cook again, so we got fixings for caprese salad and they made that, with olives on the side and gelato pre-dinner to make sure we had room. These kids are so cute...they want me to go to another room. Rowan brings me wine. This is awesome. We have been playing a lot of cards lately, so after dinner we played Hearts until (after) bedtime. Rowan has learned a few new ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility