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The best places to eat and drink in Florence

The best places to eat and drink in Florence

When it comes to food and drink, Italy’s incredible richness means you’re spoiled for choice. After all these years of living in Florence, I am still amazed by what this small, quaint city has too offer. One major reason for Italy’s abundance is its perfect terrain and temperature, which allows...
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24 hours in: Florence

24 hours in: Florence

Home to some of the worlds best food, museums packed with world-famous Renaissance art, and beautiful architecture as far as the eye can see, it’s not hard to see why so many people fall for Florence. And even on a tight travel timeline, you can still take in a whole...
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Where to shop for the best souvenirs in Florence

Where to shop for the best souvenirs in Florence

If you’re lucky enough to be in Italy over the Christmas holidays, then you should share some of that luck by bringing back epic Christmas gifts that you can only find in the land of great fashion, great food, and great, well, everything. We asked our local guide Linda in...
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Top 10 wine bars in Florence

Top 10 wine bars in Florence

Florence is a city bursting with a number of fantastic wine bars to experience. In Italy, wine bars are called enoteca. You can have an excellent meal and of course, taste a number of fantastic wines without having to buy an entire bottle, or settle for a house wine. Here...
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Your guide to gelato in Florence

Your guide to gelato in Florence

Gelato’s had a long life. Like, more than 5,000 years of living. As far back as 3000 BCE, Asian cultures snacked on flavoured crushed ice. Later, Egyptian pharaohs served fruit-sweetened ice to visitors. As well, Arab, Greek, and Roman cultures all served cold lemon drinks, much like sorbet, after dinner....
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Things to do in: Florence

Things to do in: Florence

We are in love with the rich, decadent, glorious life lived in Italy, and Florence is overflowing with exactly that. If Florence is in you travel plans, we’re sure you’ll want to enjoy plenty of the popular sights — but may we also recommend venturing further into the lesser-known hidden...
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Photo of the Week: Ponte Vecchio in Florence

Photo of the Week: Ponte Vecchio in Florence

As one of the most recognised landmarks in the beautiful city of Florence, Ponte Vecchio is certainly not camera shy. This bridge was the only one to survive in Florence during World War II, and is one of the few in the world with shops lining both sides – a...
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TripAdvisor gives us a pat on the back

TripAdvisor gives us a pat on the back

The TripAdvisor ‘Certificate of Excellence’ is the equivalent of receiving a gold star on your homework from your favourite teacher after weeks of study. Or the ‘MVP’ award from your respected football coach after months of training. Or finally collecting the honourable Eagle Scout badge after years of orienteering. A...
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A wine guide to sipping your way around the Mediterranean

A wine guide to sipping your way around the Mediterranean

When it comes to wine, the Mediterranean has a long and rich history. The area’s warm climate, agricultural techniques and local varietals produce unique white, red and sparkling wines you won’t find elsewhere. So raise a glass and sip your way around the Mediterranean, with this handy guide on what...
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The complete guide to: Genoa travel

The complete guide to: Genoa travel

Located in the north of Italy, Genoa is a port city on the Ligurian coast. The southern coast may get more attention from many visitors, but skipping Genoa would mean missing out on centuries of history, a seriously beautiful Old Town complete with winding streets and alleys, quaint wine bars...
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