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Best Libraries in the World—a Bibliophile’s Compilation

A blog on the best libraries in the world according to a historian and where she has visited.

Europe, Florence, Italy, Places to Visit in Italy, Read About Can't Miss Places

Outdoor Fun in Florence—Golfing and the Bardini & Boboli Gardens

Fore! Not what first comes to mind when you think of Florence, is it? Golfing in Tuscany was a priority for my husband and I though. As soon as we dropped off our bags at the hotel, we ventured off to hit the links. Golf Club Parco di Firenze is about a 15-minute drive from… Continue reading Outdoor Fun in Florence—Golfing and the Bardini & Boboli Gardens

Europe, Florence, Italy, Places to Visit in Italy, Read About Can't Miss Places

Places to See in Florence (Firenze): Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

The train pulled into Florence's Santa Maria Novella station and I prepared myself for heart palpitations, fainting, dizziness, or to spontaneously burst into tears. Why, you may ask? These are some of the psychosomatic responses that a "victim" may have when they are exposed to great amounts of art in a single place. With artistic… Continue reading Places to See in Florence (Firenze): Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance