Category Archives: Florence

The Beautiful Basilica di Santa Croce

Piazza di Santa Croce in Florence is the site of the famous Basilica di Santa Croce (Basilica of the Holy Cross). This piazza is also the site of the annual soccer game in medieval costume called Calcio Storico. Check out … Continue reading

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An Outdoor Art Gallery in Florence

One of the things I love about Florence is that you don’t have to go to the galleries and museums to see fine art especially if you’re pressed for time or money. You can find art everywhere from architecture to … Continue reading

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Charming Streets of Florence

The streets of Florence are so charming. You never know what famous landmark you’ll see at the next corner. Here are some photos I took around the city.

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On the way to Ponte Vecchio…

Florence is small enough to easily explore in a day. You might want to add an extra day to check out the renowned art galleries – the Uffizi and the Academia. It is my one regret that I wasn’t able to visit … Continue reading

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The Duomo in Florence

Firenze, the cradle of the Renaissance. The city I looked most forward to visiting. It was unfortunate that we only had a day there. The shopping at the market was awesome and of course, that took quite some time. I … Continue reading

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