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How Much Did It Cost – Florence Budget

Florence lured me in with the chance to meet a couple of travel friends, but what I found was so much more. The pizza, the gelato, the friends, the sheer beauty of the place. Oh and have I mentioned the gelato yet? It was clear my budget for Florence was going to be decided for me as the city took over. I fell in love with Italy from that moment […]


The End Is Nigh Florence

The last full day for Florence and it was time to go and pay David a visit, I didn’t think it would be right to not go and see either the real one or the replica that stands outside the Palazzo della Signoria while here. I let Annie lead the way as I didn’t have a clue where to find him. It was just as well, because the entrance to […]


Seeing and Listening in Florence

In Florence you can walk out the door and be confronted with building after building of old time charm. Knowing this, I spent my next two days taking walks around the city while catching up with Suzy and Annie when they were free. My first solo day in Florence was a relatively slow one. I slept late before heading into the city center to wander the streets and find some […]


Florence, I See Your Attraction

The first morning in Florence gave me flashbacks to home and the beautiful summer weather I had said goodbye to just a few months earlier. Feeling the aussie spirit I donned my aussie uniform (that’s shorts an a singlet to the rest of you) and made for a place I had marked as a must visit if I ever landed in Florence. This was of course Giardini di Boboli. Suzy […]


Getting To Florence The Hard Way

Up early and beyond thankful for not having a headache (thank you beautiful german beer) I headed for the train station to score some breakfast and stock up on supplies to keep me full on my epic 10 hour train ride to Italy. It’s always the small things you appreciate when travelling, so getting to my train seat and seeing a power outlet almost made me cheer as if I […]