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Italian Beauty in Florence: Santa Maria Novella & AquaFlor

Walking down the hallway's marble floor towards the inner sanctum my pulse quickened. I entered the bright sanctuary with its high vaulted ceiling. Heavenly scents filled the spacious room and alluring beauty products graced elegant cases. As delightful as this room was another beckoned to me—a room filled with history and enchantment. The gilded ceiling… Continue reading Italian Beauty in Florence: Santa Maria Novella & AquaFlor

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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