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Seen Everything In Florence? Visit These 3 Places Instead

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Hey you, person who adores Florence as much as I do. Getting a cappuccino from via della spada,  a smile nreaks out from your face as you realize the cacao on your hot drink resembles a little heart. That type of flirting before 10am is yet another reason to adore the simplicities of such a city. In all likelihood, you’ve traipsed through the Uffizi gallery, passing Botticelli’s ‘The Birth of Venus’ or ‘Primavera.’ You’ve winked at The David’s bum in the…

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Make Your Last Supper in Florence An Al Fresco Affair

If Leonardo da Vinci was alive today, I have no doubt that he would have been more than keen to attend one of the coolest dinner ideas in Florentine history. A series of exclusive, ‘al fresco’ dinners taking place in refectories in Florence where ‘last supper’ frescoes have been painted. These fun events are organized in conjunction with the ‘feeding the planet’ food theme by the EXPO in Milan, which is currently on until late October. And no, I haven’t…

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Michelozzo Library: Exploring the San Marco Museum

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It’s Friday, I’m ready for the weekend but I couldn’t let a week go by without adding a new ‘library’ to my series focusing on places for book-lovers. This has been a lot of fun for me since it means I get to discover, or rediscover places in town that I had no idea had such a rich history, such as the Michelozzo Library in the San Marco Museum. San Marco Museum doesn’t always get the love it deserves. Many…

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