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ITALY: The heart of Tuscany: Florence – Volterra – San Gimignano

The third day of our trip to Tuscany we headed east to visit Florenze (Firenze). When you’re in the area you simply can’t pass on this city as it’s the capital of the region and a city that has a lot to offer. Florence is famous for its history. It used to be the centre of medieval European… Continue reading ITALY: The heart of Tuscany: Florence – Volterra – San Gimignano

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ITALY: The beautiful colors of Cinque Terre and Porto Venere

On the second day of our trip, we left the beautiful Tuscany and headed north to Liguria to go visit the villages of Cinque Terre. Cinque Terre literally means “Five Cities’ in Italian, and those five cities are called Riomaggiore, Manarola, Vernazza, Corniglia and Monterosso al Mare. Since 1997 these towns are on the UNESCO World Heritage… Continue reading ITALY: The beautiful colors of Cinque Terre and Porto Venere

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ITALY: Getting lost in the streets of Pisa

Early in November, my parents were looking to take a little trip somewhere as a small getaway. They asked me if I wanted to tag along and if yes, I’d only have to play for my flight. Obviously I couldn’t say no to that. So we started to look for possible destinations. We definitely wanted to head… Continue reading ITALY: Getting lost in the streets of Pisa