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Hard Rock Cafe Florence, Italy – Satisfying A Craving for American Food

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After nearly three weeks in Italy and too many pastas, pizzas and bread sticks, when I arrived in Florence, I was on a mission to find The Hard Rock Café Florence.  I had left the U.S. a month before on a boat of mediocre food, practically overdosed on the fabulous Spanish foods and drinks and […]

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The Adorable Vintage Fiat 500 Tour of the Tuscan Hills of Florence

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The roof was leaking on my pants as the rain intensified and I kept laughing.  We were waiting on the side of the road for the rest of the tour group to catch up.  I leaned over to manually roll the window down and yell at the girl on the Vespa to throw her handbag […]

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Florence: How Instagram Got Me a Table at Osteria dei Pazzi

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Every day I get to travel the world through Instagram.  For sport, I try to guess the destination before reading the hashtags and comments.  The quality of photos is just stunning and if you didn’t have wanderlust before opening Instagram you are sure to catch it quickly. On my travel sabbatical, Instagram would prove beneficial […]

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Florence Food Tour – Wine, Markets and Gelato

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I’m a newbie to food walking tours and fresh off the heels of the Barcelona food tour, I was excited to experience Florence’s food tour offerings with Walks of Italy as a way to orient myself to the city. Having a small food tour allows you time to quiz the guide as well as the other […]