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Itinerary for 3 days in Florence, Italy
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Itinerary: How to Spend 3 Days in Florence, Italy

The Italian city of Florence sits nestled among the rolling Tuscan hills, with an unmistakeable skyline dominated by the fabulous Duomo. With so much Renaissance art and culture, shopping opportunities, and of course incredible gastronomy, this 3 day Florence itinerary will take you through everything you should do in this beautiful Italian city, particularly if it’[...]

Piazza del Duomo, Florence
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The Duomo and Piazza del Duomo, Florence

The towering red roofed dome of the famous Florence cathedral is what makes the city recognisable, and the cathedral itself, the square in which it sits along with other religious architecture and many cafes  and shops is the most visited area of Florence. Right in the historical centre of the city, Piazza del Duomo is unmissable, and here's what you can expect from[...]

Finding Luxury in Florence
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Finding Luxury in Florence

Italy is known for some of the finest things in life, incredible food, even better wine, fabulous fashion and a lifestyle that encompasses all of the above. You will absolutely find all of these things in Florence, and if you're looking to splash out and enjoy a bit of luxury on a visit there then there's plenty of places for you to do so. Finding luxury in Florence m[...]

Ten Fabulous Views in Florence
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Ten Fabulous Views in Florence

It's been over a month since I was in Florence, for what was my first trip ever to Italy. Without a doubt one of my favourite things in any new city is discovering the best views, both the typical Instagram-worthy and the more authentic that don't always make it onto trending hashtags or 'Top ten photos of....' lists. Sometimes you can appreciate the view of the place[...]

Heart Shaped Pizza, Florence
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The Mission for Heart Shaped Pizza in Florence

Before we went to Florence for our recent family trip, my dad who is a ridiculous holiday planner, literally to the minute (think Jack Byrnes - Meet the Parents) asked if there was anything I specifically wanted to do while we were there, my only reply was 'eat heart shaped pizza'. Spotted over a year ago on Instagram, heart shaped pizzas can be found in a very random[...]