Tag Archives: Florence

Diary of a Slow Traveller – Street Art

It seems that if you give someone a blank space some one will fill it. Perhaps since our trip to Berlin and a stroll down the Eastside Gallery I have come to appreciate  a city’s street art. With Slow Travel … Continue reading

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Setting sail for my next challenge

It’s now nearly three weeks since I checked my email after waking early to see that I had received my results for my Honours. It was a genuine feeling of pleasure and exhilaration to see that I’d achieved my goal … Continue reading

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Day One – Sicily

So after an early start and a last trip down the stairs in our Airbnb apartment in Florence, it was time to head to Syracusa, Sicily. Our taxi arrived a minute or so after we got our luggage downstairs and … Continue reading

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Florence – A touch of nostalgia

As with Venice, we had previously visited Florence with our children in early 1999. My memories of our previous visit are good ones and have kept coming back as we walked around Florence going past many of the places we … Continue reading

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Italy 2014 – The Christmas Break

For the first time in a number of years I had a full 2 week break at Christmas. Something to really enjoy, a time to relax, catch up with friends, family and to do some planning for Italy! We had … Continue reading

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