Posts made in May, 2012

Florence for The Art Lover

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The artistic heritage of Florence is perhaps one of the most impressive of any European city. Some of the strongest influences on painting over the centuries is based on the artistic masters of Florence in the 14th and 15th centuries. Names like Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo and Botticelli are synonymous with the capital of Tuscany, and as such the legacy of Renaissance artists can be seen throughout the beautiful city. During the 15th century Florence was the focal point for trade, cultural exchange, entertainment and politics. This kind of draw to an area really leaves its mark, something which can be seen so very clearly today making Florence an essential location to visit as it is one of the most lucid cultural windows to the history of Europe....

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Shopping Experience in Florence

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My husband and I stayed in Florence for a while and we decided to do some shopping. No matter where I go, shopping is definitely part of my traveling experience. I always enjoy finding something I really love for my wardrobe as well as for gifts to bring back home. Of course shopping is closely related to being familiar with the place I am visiting. We were looking for interesting, original and typical stores in Florence, the city we were staying in. We are long-term Tuscany lovers who already know these places very well, and we were willing to explore further and discover new products and new shopping experiences. Why do I think shopping is so beautiful in Tuscany? Because of the great variety and high quality of products you can find there. and also because the...

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