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Must See Museums in Florence include the Accademia Galleria

Must See Museums in Florence

We went to a lot of museums in Italy and have picked our favorite must see museums in Florence for you. After the video, I share the details for planning your own trip to Florence’s best museums. If you don’t have a month to spend in Florence, like we did, take a step back into the Renaissance …

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visiting Cinque Terre with kids hiking in cinque terre

Visiting Cinque Terre with Kids

While the Cinque Terre would be a lovely romantic getaway or solo adventure, visiting Cinque Terre with kids is also a perfect family holiday. This area is part of the Italian Riviera made up of five towns. At one point the Cinque Terre villages were isolated from the rest of Italy except via the sea …

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Books Set in Italy feature

{Book Club} Books Set in Italy

Books Set in Italy Last month I started my online book club and asked for your recommendations for books set in Italy. I want to get your input on your favorite reads set in places we are visiting. I am mostly looking for fiction or creative nonfiction. While I love travelogues, I don’t need guidebooks. I want to …

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Worldschooling il Duomo's Dome

Worldschooling il Duomo’s Dome

We recently learned a little about Brunelleschi’s dome in Florence, Italy by watching videos, visiting the dome, and checking out a 1/5 model of il Duomo’s Dome.

sienna town square, city hall and tower

Exploring Siena, Italy

We didn’t plan to spend the weekend exploring Siena. The idea was to stay there, but take the bus to Montalcino each day for the Sagra del Todro or Festival of the Thrush (the Porcini Festival, in my mind). My friend, Mariann, went last year and spoke highly of the festival in a little town in Tuscany. …

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