15 Surprising Things About Florence

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For me, the attraction to visit Florence was its long association with leather goods artisans and craftsmanship rather than its abundant Renaissance art, medieval history or famous architecture. Here are 15 surprising things I learnt on my first visit to Florence.

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3 Reasons To Avoid Milan in July

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Milan is oppressively hot in July. I didn’t realise this fact before booking a holiday to Milan last July. Surely an Aussie could handle the European heat?

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