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Venice, Italy

USA | Sat, 14 Oct 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [341]

Chris made an arrangement mistake.  He scheduled out train stop one stop too early.  When we thought we got to Venice we got off the train and brought up directions to our hotel.  The hotel was still a long way away, not so far but across ... Read more >

Tags: florence, italy, nomads, world travelers

Florence, Italy

USA | Sat, 14 Oct 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [286]

There is so much to see and do in Florence! There is the Michelangelo statue of David, the museum with replicated inventions from Leonardo da Vinci, the Leaning Tower of Pisa just a train ride away, beautiful scenery, Tuscany, and atmosphere.  We ... Read more >

Tags: florence, italy, nomads, pisa, world travelers

Under the Tuscan Sun

ITALY | Mon, 13 Jun 2016 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [407] | Comments [1]

I’ll admit I often visit places because I like the concept of them, or I have seen or heard that they are pretty or interesting. Quite often this results in seeing a sight or place that is amazing, but perhaps limited in its beauty, or has one ... Read more >

Tags: cinque terre, florence, italy, montepulciano, pasta, pienza, pisa, pizza, siena, tuscany

Food in Florence

ITALY | Mon, 21 Mar 2016 | By bourniers | Views [248]

Tuscan food is simple yet very delicious ... I'll let the photos do the talking.                

Tags: florence, food, italy

Uffizi Gallery and the best museums to visit in Florence

ITALY | Mon, 7 Mar 2016 | By bourniers | Views [2427]

There are so many museums in Florence, with a total of 72  it would be impossible to visit them all without needing a lot of spare time to do so. So which ones are the best museums in Florence and why are they better than the rest? ... Read more >

Tags: accademia gallery, bargello museum, duomo florence, florence, italy, museums, uffizi gallery

Introduction to Florence

ITALY | Mon, 7 Mar 2016 | By bourniers | Views [277]

Florence, located in the Tuscan hills of norther Italy, is a beautiful city with many monumental buildings, art galleries, and breathtaking palaces that make the city unique. The most popular destinations include the Cathedral , the Baptistery, the ... Read more >

Tags: florence, italy

Photos: Some things good enough for a photo

ITALY | Wed, 15 Jul 2015 | By chloebruce | Photo Gallery

I don't actually own a camera, all these were taken on my phone. Google images has better snaps
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Tags: cinque terre, florence, herculaneum, italy, perugia, poligiano, rome, venice

A Quick Note on Pisa and Florence

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 19 Jun 2015 | By chloebruce | Views [121]

On our way to Florence from La Spezia we decided to stop off at Pisa, to take the obligatory leaning photo before heading on to Florence. I’m glad we stopped off in Pisa if only because I will never have to go back there. It is probably a nice ... Read more >

Tags: air bnb, firenze, florence, leaning tower of pisa, piazza della signoria, piazza michaelangalo, pisa

A Weekend in Florence!

ITALY | Sun, 18 Jan 2015 | By crobbins | Views [296] | Comments [1]

  Well, what a fun filled, exhausting, and beautiful weekend!   On Friday, upon arrival, we walked to our hotel. It was quite the walk with my duffel bag. The curse of this trip. Once we got to our hotel, we unpacked and rested for ... Read more >

Tags: david, duomo, florence, rain, tired, trains

Florence bound!

ITALY | Fri, 16 Jan 2015 | By crobbins | Views [326] | Comments [1]

Hello from another train! This time we are on our way to Florence!   Yesterday was a crazy day! We woke up, got breakfast, and had to say goodbye to Prins. It was time for him to return to Sri Lanka and his cousin has returned to Rome to take ... Read more >

Tags: florence, friends, jewish ghetto, trains

Italy, 2012

ITALY | Sat, 23 Aug 2014 | By jazwalker | Views [208]

Well considering I haven't left yet, I thought I would talk about my most memorable previous travels, starting with my school trip to Italy in April, 2012. I studied italian all through high school with a great bunch of girls- many of whom are my closest ... Read more >

Tags: florence, food, italy, milan, perugia, pisa, rome, school, venice, verona

Ciao, Italy!

ITALY | Fri, 22 Aug 2014 | By aeileenr | Views [901]

These are the facts: I am currently sitting in a cafe outside of Firenze S.M.N. train station. I am sipping a cappuccino before my train departs for Pisa. I am starting to get nostalgic for Italy in a strange and unfamiliar way, because, well, I ... Read more >

Tags: florence, italy, lucca, piazza del duomo, tuscany

Buon Appetito!

ITALY | Wed, 20 Aug 2014 | By aeileenr | Views [886]

I suppose it would be ludicrous to be in Italy and not talk about the food. I know it’s overdone (because, Italy , duh) but seriously, FOOD IS A THING HERE. A very serious thing. I spent the first part of my day in Florence walking from my ... Read more >

Tags: firenze, florence, italian food, italy

Stop.Breathe.Tuscany.

ITALY | Sun, 29 Sep 2013 | By thefoodpilgrims | Views [369]

There are moments when it feels like time has stopped. Time always runs tireless, passes by without even casting a single glimpse aside, and then suddenly it comes to a stop. Lets down its guard. Puts its feet on the table, tilting its hat to shield ... Read more >

Tags: florence, italy, travel in tuscany, travel to florence, travel to italy, tuscany

Florence

ITALY | Thu, 29 Aug 2013 | By deanm | Views [380] | Comments [1]

I decided to go to Florence on a recommendation from my French Swiss roommate in Rome,  Noe, thanks mate, this place is awesome. The hostel, Archi Rossi,  is great, not quite a party hostel(no real bar) but big and open enough that its ... Read more >

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Florence day 1-2

ITALY | Wed, 10 Apr 2013 | By swinginggirl | Views [1378]

Siena to Florence   On this morning we took the train back to Florence, leaving Siena and the best hotel we stayed in in Italy. Siena is not far from Florence, so we arrived with plenty of time to explore the city. Our hotel was right near ... Read more >

Tags: duomo, florence, michelangelo, pizzale michelangelo, the david, waiters

Florence

ITALY | Fri, 13 Jul 2012 | By christie | Views [339]

Made it to Florence easily this morning for yet another super hot day. Checked into our hostel which apparently was designed for people 9ft or taller, the ceilings are so high!  Very nice place and we appear to be the only people staying here; we are ... Read more >

Tags: duomo, florence, statue of david

Florence, Rome & Cinque Terre, Italy.

ITALY | Wed, 2 May 2012 | By brettcooke | Views [575]

We started our south bound journey to Italy from Moutiers train station where the TGV fast train picked us up at a much slower pace than its 300km an hour capacity. Our first stop was Milan before whizzing through the rolling Tuscan countryside ... Read more >

Tags: churches, cinque terre, colosseum, duomo, florence, michelangelo, museums, piazza, rome, vatican

Photos: Florence...where Life is Art and Art is Life!

ITALY | Sun, 14 Aug 2011 | By neha | Flickr Photo Gallery


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Tags: florence, italy, street photography

Florence and the Swiss Alps!

SWITZERLAND | Fri, 9 Apr 2010 | By neil_loewen | Views [1897] | Comments [3]

We had now arrived at Ancona, Italy, and had to catch a train to Florence. We walked off the ferry and onto the vast expanse of concrete that was the port. We did our best to dodge the semi's that were barreling out of the port, and managed to survive ... Read more >

Tags: florence, geneva, interlaken, italy, lucerne, neil loewen, skiing, sledding, switzerland, zurich

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