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Spend the Night in a Hostel. Florence, Italy.

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in BY DESTINATION., Europe, Italy | 13 comments

In my many years of traveling around the world, it was not until embarrassingly recently that I had ever spent the night in a hostel. This...

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Eat a Lampredotto Sandwich in Florence, Italy

Posted by on Feb 9, 2014 in BY DESTINATION., EAT & DRINK., Europe, Italy | 6 comments

In general, I wouldn’t go out of my way searching for a sandwich filled with the cooked stomach of a cow. Who am I kidding? I...

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More Bucket List Adventures Ahead: Switzerland & Tuscany

Posted by on Nov 1, 2013 in BY DESTINATION., Europe, Italy, Switzerland | 2 comments

I had just finished writting about my upcoming bucket list adventures to Spain, France and Galapagos when a couple more opportunities...

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A to Z of Adventurous Travel Experiences

Posted by on Jan 19, 2012 in BY DESTINATION. | 14 comments

Cutie petootie Ruth, over at at Tanama Tales, nominated little ole' me to share my travel experiences for the "My...

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Go to an Italian Happy Hour in Florence, Italy

Posted by on Dec 12, 2011 in BY DESTINATION., EAT & DRINK., Europe, Italy | 4 comments

I love a good happy hour. An Italian happy hour is even better. Then again, what's not to love? Cheap drinks. Cheap nibbles. And all...

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Eat the Best Italian Pastry. Millefoglie Glassato al Pistacchio

Posted by on Nov 14, 2011 in BY DESTINATION., EAT & DRINK., Europe, Italy | 15 comments

In the brisk morning hours in Florence, there was only one thing I wanted to do, go to the local Pasticceria and devour my new favorite...

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Scale the 463 Stairs of the Florence Duomo

Posted by on Aug 8, 2011 in BY DESTINATION., Europe, Italy | 19 comments

After loading up on the essential focaccia carbs at the Mercato Centrale , Peter and I headed to the Florence Duomo, the cathedral of...

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