December events in Florence
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December events in Florence

While we are so lucky to not have extremely cold weather yet { however the mosquitos are still alive and well at my house}, the holiday season is around the corner. If you had enough fun watching Americans trample all over themselves on black Friday via youtube then I have some events for you. One … Continue reading

The Future of Culture Heritage and Tourism in Florence
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The Future of Culture Heritage and Tourism in Florence

This weekend I had the chance to check out some really interesting conferences and discussions regarding cultural heritage & cooperative tourism in Florence and Tuscany. Living in a city as historical as Florence, you can’t help but be touched by the effect that our cities history, culture and art has on tourists and there is … Continue reading

Halloween 2012 in Florence, what to do and where to go
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Halloween 2012 in Florence, what to do and where to go

Love it or hate it, Halloween is just around the corner and the way I can tell is by looking in the display window at any one euro shop. The holiday is of course yet another American invention but one that Italians usually enjoy, especially my boyfriend. He is sucker for any sort of haunted … Continue reading

Blog tour day 2 – Galileo & Twitter talk
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Blog tour day 2 – Galileo & Twitter talk

Day 2 : after a good night’s sleep we set off to meet our tour guide for the morning in the most famous area of Pisa, Piazza dei Miracoli – home of the leaning tower, Duomo and baptistry. Our particular tour focused on the life Galileo and his journey from birth to famous scientist – … Continue reading

Internet Festival blog tour day 1 – Pisa, Italy
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Internet Festival blog tour day 1 – Pisa, Italy

As you probably know from my previous posts or my blog’s facebook page, I am currently in Pisa, Italy on a four day blog tour scouring the city & attending conferences at the Internet Festival on a wide range of topics about the world-wide-web. It is only day  3 and yet it feels like a … Continue reading

Events this October in Florence & Tuscany
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Events this October in Florence & Tuscany

October has snuck up on us yet again and it’s shaping up to be another fun-filled month of events that I am very much looking forward to. I complain sometimes about how fast time seems to be flying – but let’s get real for a moment. It’s flying by because there are so much to … Continue reading

Harvest season in Impruneta, grape fair and Nostradamus
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Harvest season in Impruneta, grape fair and Nostradamus

Harvest season is upon us and all over Italy farmers are rounding up friends/locals/workers to pick grapes in exchange for a great meal and a few bottles. Not only that but there are many cool festivals to attend and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to head over to Impruneta for their annual ‘Festa dell’Uva’ … Continue reading

International Internet Festival in Pisa this October – A Digital Revolution
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International Internet Festival in Pisa this October – A Digital Revolution

If you haven’t heard about this year’s International Internet Festival in Pisa and you work online (which probably involves everyone to some extent) than this is the introductory blog post for you. Obviously I’ve made it pretty clear that I work online or well let’s be honest, various jobs all online based or partly so. … Continue reading