November 2010

Ferie Day 6: Madrid, Spain

November 29, 2010

I’ve already written much about our second day in Madrid here, we started the day off with a fantastic walking tour and learned the history of the city and the Spanish people without even realizing we were learning. Maybe the high school history teachers should take a lesson or two huh? Just saying. So after [...]

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Local Lowdown: La Cite

November 29, 2010

That’s right it’s time for my second installment of my new adventures out and about in Florence! When I first arrived in Florence, Lorenzo did his best to lead me around the city and show me all of the most famous monuments but I really had no starting ground and didn’t retain a lot of [...]

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Top Picks in Prague

November 20, 2010

Seeing as I am still writing about my trip through Spain and Portugal which happened back in August and being that I am a tour guide who travels nearly every weekend, it’s time that I start mixing posts so that I am not infinitely months behind when writing about a destination. I will start from [...]

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Third Time’s a Charm… err Second

November 8, 2010

The first time I went to Venice I was, for lack of better terms, underwhelmed. I visited in the middle of July, in the height of summer and the height of tourist season. I will say I enjoyed the colors and the Asian tourists wielding their creative sunbrellas but it was all-in-all fairly mediocre. I [...]

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Local Lowdown: La Vecchia Bettola

November 5, 2010

It’s about time that I start something new on my blog, and I hope this speaks of more to come, but for me it’s all about baby steps at the moment. I have lived here in Florence long enough to know some of the local hotspots, where the Italians hang and the locales frequented by [...]

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Ferie Day 5: Palma-Madrid, Spain

November 3, 2010

As much as I enjoyed the beautiful beaches of Alicante and Mallorca, I was in need of some action and some excitement! When we finally landed in Madrid, I could tell from the airport alone that I was going to like this city. I got that itch for the big city since I have become [...]

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