Florence

Most Instagram-able Spots in Florence

Our world revolves around Social Media nowadays and if you have read my post on Most Instagram-able Spots in Rome, you would know what I mean! While the whole of Italy is very Instagram-able, I think every city has certain spots where you can catch the best picture for the gram! The best Instagram Spots in Florence […]

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Ispirazione: Sole Yoga Holidays Retreats

Shari from SoleYogaHolidays is our guest for the Ispirazione Series today where she shares her experience of learning Italian! I met Shari in Florence this winter and we bonded over Italian coffee and fresh juice. Shari takes Yoga and Wellness retreats across the world and lives in Florence where she also takes Yoga Classes. She […]

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How to Spend 3 Days in Florence

Visiting Florence for the first time but overwhelmed by the number of things to do?? I know the feeling! Florence is hard to leave your mind especially after seeing over a million pictures of the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore a.k.a The Duomo. Every time you look at it, you are blown away! My […]

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Where to Stay in Florence with a View of the Duomo

Looking for a place to stay in Florence with a view of the Duomo?? I got you covered! A stone’s throw away from the Duomo, in one of the best streets of the city is Asso’s Place- a luxury apartment in the heart of Florence. This 2nd floor apartment was my find on a dull […]

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Some More Favorite Books on Italy

Literature is a wonderful way to know another culture. Don’t you think?? In the past few years, having read several books based in Italy and/or by Italian authors, I have managed to make a list of many books and will continue to do so. The thirst to read and learn doesn’t satiate and so continuing […]

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Wine Tasting in Castello di Poppiano

Castello di Poppiano is perched on the cascading hills of Tuscany. Only a short drive from Florence, it is located in Montespertoli and belongs to the Guicciardini family. A powerful name in Tuscany, Guicciardini houses many Florentine masterpieces since the difficult times of World War II. I took a bike tour with Tuscany Bike Tours with a group […]

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My Tuscan Holiday- An Excursion to San Gimignano

I missed visiting the Tuscan town of San Gimignano (Pronounced: San Jimi Nya No) on my very first visit to Italy. Since then it was on my mind to see the place where Tea with Mussolini was shot. A picturesque town situated on the river Elsa, San Gimignano is probably one of the most touristy […]

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My Tuscan Holiday- An Excursion to Siena

I visited Siena on a radiant day from Florence. Although a few hours is not enough to see this gorgeous Tuscan town, it is definitely not worth leaving either. Known globally for its Palio- a horse race that happens twice every year on July 2 & Aug 16, Siena also prides itself in its medieval walls and stunning […]

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