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The Florence Rowing Club

When walking down the Arno River in Florence you may witness a small four-person crew rowing a boat all in sync. This is a sighting of the Società Canottieri, the rowing club of Florence! With around 700 members; the Società Canottieri competes in rowing races around the world and also…

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Gelato: The Real Way to a Girls Heart

Having been in Florence for about two months now, gelato is something I have become very passionate about. Many people who haven’t tried the dessert would argue that it is the same thing as ice cream. Let me tell you, gelato is way, way better. Of course there are several…

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Michelangelo’s Square

While visiting Florence you will experience amazing architecture around every bustling city corner. The city itself seems to be a work of art! Every building you enter will have centuries old masterpieces made by the world’s most famous artists, sculptors, and architects. However, there is one spot that is not…

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Symbols of Florence: The Duomo

As iconic as it is large, the Duomo could arguably be considered the symbol of Florence. Located in the heart of the city’s center, you can always find your way from there if you ever get lost in the streets of Florence. The original name of the Duomo is the…

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A Day in Siena

When visiting Siena, it is easy to see why it used to be a rival to Florence. The steep alleyways that lead to historical squares and amazing architecture capture not only your eyes, but your heart as well. The city itself is quaint and charming in a way that only…

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Sipping on History: Florence Cafe’s with Rich Backgrounds

Stepping into a Florentine cafe for the first time can be an intimidating experience to say the least. Ordering is different, customs are different, and the products themselves are different. So once again, we’re here to fill in the blanks. First off, a few ground rules for your cafe endeavor…

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It’s As Easy As: 1, 2, Aperitivo

Traveling through Florence and wondering the best way to spend the evening? I can suggest an Italian tradition that combines a great atmosphere with good drinks or wine along with tasty snacks. It goes by the name of ‘aperitivo’ . ‘Aperitivo’ comes from the Latin word meaning “to open.” It…

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True Life: Living the Florentine Lifestyle

Roughly 8,000 students studied abroad in Florence in 2010, fast forward to almost a decade later and that number has surely increased since then. With so many students, the Florentines may be intrigued to find out why Florence is chosen above all others. Let’s take a look at one in…

Chianti Wine Vineyards and Rolling Hills
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Vespas and Vino

Thinking of visiting Italy, there are inevitably some images that come to mind. Plates of homemade pasta and pizza, sunsets over Tuscan hills, Chianti wines with bruschetta pairings, and zipping around Italian countryside on a vespa! One weekend in Florence, I experienced quite a few “Italian Must Do” items all…

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All In A Day’s Walk

Florence is home to about 375,000 people and a breath of fresh air for the 16 million tourist that visit each year. With a number so high, one may question what in fact does Florence, Italy have to offer? I’ll start off by saying, Florence (Firenze) is everything that I…