Alfieri9 (Florence, Italy)

For photographs and a full blog post on things to do and see in Florence, click here. Last week I visited Florence for the second time, this time opting to stay a little further out from the historic centre in a small boutique hotel. The owners of Alfieri9 have three hotels in total across Italy … More Alfieri9 (Florence, Italy)

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Florence to Milan

If you’re flying to Italy from the UK, often Milan is one of the cheapest places to fly to and from. Because of its location, you can easily travel east towards to Verona and Venice or south to Rome, Florence and the Amalfi Coast. Although it differs greatly from Neapolitan cuisine, there are lots of … More Florence to Milan

Florence to Rome

As two of the largest cities and tourist destinations in Italy, Florence and Rome are just a few hours from one another and have plenty of transport options to take you between them. Despite convenience or price, of all the modes of transport I will discuss throughout this post I would recommend taking the train … More Florence to Rome

Florence, Italy 

Halfway through my degree in art history, I finally got to visit the place I have dreamed of visiting since my first set of Renaissance lectures. We timed our visit to Florence so that my 21st birthday fell during our stay there, thanks to my very accommodating and very lax other half. We stayed for … More Florence, Italy