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Where to get ice coffee in Florence

After reading a particularly annoying post about what the author appreciates about America after living in Europe in which I am personally convinced the person hasn’t lived in Europe at all or perhaps in some dark bubble in the end of a troll’s lair. Half the stuff they mention you can find quite easily if you have something called google. Well maybe everything except ‘American Holidays’ but come on, that’s the whole point of being abroad, to embrace the difference,…

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Osteria Buongustai – cheap & traditional lunch in Florence, Italy

truffle beans

Food tips in Florence, Italy – this is the kind of posts I really live {and eat} for. It really makes me happy to write about Osteria il Buongustai because it has been my favorite lunch place since I arrived in 2007.  While there are so many wonderful restaurants in the center of firenze, not all places are created equal. I am especially fond of various lunch places around town  that locals frequent because it’s much more affordable to eat…

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