December events in Florence
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December events in Florence

While we are so lucky to not have extremely cold weather yet { however the mosquitos are still alive and well at my house}, the holiday season is around the corner. If you had enough fun watching Americans trample all over themselves on black Friday via youtube then I have some events for you. One … Continue reading

The Future of Culture Heritage and Tourism in Florence
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The Future of Culture Heritage and Tourism in Florence

This weekend I had the chance to check out some really interesting conferences and discussions regarding cultural heritage & cooperative tourism in Florence and Tuscany. Living in a city as historical as Florence, you can’t help but be touched by the effect that our cities history, culture and art has on tourists and there is … Continue reading

Halloween 2012 in Florence, what to do and where to go
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Halloween 2012 in Florence, what to do and where to go

Love it or hate it, Halloween is just around the corner and the way I can tell is by looking in the display window at any one euro shop. The holiday is of course yet another American invention but one that Italians usually enjoy, especially my boyfriend. He is sucker for any sort of haunted … Continue reading

Blog tour day 2 – Galileo & Twitter talk
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Blog tour day 2 – Galileo & Twitter talk

Day 2 : after a good night’s sleep we set off to meet our tour guide for the morning in the most famous area of Pisa, Piazza dei Miracoli – home of the leaning tower, Duomo and baptistry. Our particular tour focused on the life Galileo and his journey from birth to famous scientist – … Continue reading

Internet Festival blog tour day 1 – Pisa, Italy
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Internet Festival blog tour day 1 – Pisa, Italy

As you probably know from my previous posts or my blog’s facebook page, I am currently in Pisa, Italy on a four day blog tour scouring the city & attending conferences at the Internet Festival on a wide range of topics about the world-wide-web. It is only day  3 and yet it feels like a … Continue reading