February 2013 events in Florence, Italy
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February 2013 events in Florence, Italy

February is just upon us and according to Phil, the groundhog in Pennsalyvania we will be enjoying an early spring this year, hurrah!  As usual this year started off in a rainy, rather random temperature kind of way. It was warm and rainy, it was freezing, it was going to snow, it was cold again, … Continue reading

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Fun February in Florence, chocolate fair, carnivale, and Valentine’s day deals..

It may be colder than I personally like in bella Firenze but that doesn’t mean that there is a shortage of activities going on around town. Besides the ever famoso carnivale all over Italy, there are many things to do if you would rather stay in Florence, including overdosing on hot chocolate and getting in … Continue reading

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Budget Travel to Carnival 2012.. yes it IS possible

Lets face it.. visiting  the famous Venice can be quite expensive. For those who live further away  in Italy, getting there can quite easily cost 40 euros one way on Eurostar if not more depending where you are based. Factor it being more likely a day trip and lunch, snacks, vaporetto ( water bus ) trips … Continue reading