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Relaxing Weekend Getaway in Port Hope, Ontario

August 10-11, 2019:¬† Another summer weekend, another beautiful weekend to get away to Ontario’s favourite small town. ūüôā Port Hope is a small town just an hour’s drive from the Greater Toronto Area that boosts the best preserved historic downtown … Continue reading

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Rosticceria Girasole in Florence, Italy

September 9, 2018:¬† Chinese takeout. The place was called Rosticceria Cinese Girasole and was a dark single-roomed unit.¬† They had a couple tables for dining in, but it seemed the norm for takeout orders. We ordered two tofu soups, steamed … Continue reading

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Rice Gelato at Gelateria dei Neri in Florence, Italy

September 9, 2018:¬† After the salty but tasty Italian sandwiches, I wanted something cold and refreshing.¬† I spotted a huge line-up outside one of many gelato shops on the street where we were walking and decided to have my sweet … Continue reading

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Italian Sandwiches at La Prosciutteria Firenze in Florence, Italy

September 10, 2018:¬† Starving stomachs brought us to La Prosciutteria Firenze where we had two of their feature sandwiches.¬† This place is all about sandwiches, proscuitto, and cold cuts!¬† (I actually didn’t know how to order at first since it … Continue reading

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Crepes at La Milkeria in Florence, Italy

September 9, 2018:¬† We dined at La Milkeria where their crepes were a standout according to some online reviews. La Milkeria was a small and cute Parisan style caf√© that served gelato and pastries too. Surprising, although we were still … Continue reading

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Florence, Italy 2018: Day 6 ~ Train from Pisa to Florence, Authentic Florence lunch and dinners

Saturday, September 9, 2018.¬† Day 6: Today we checked out of Hotel La Pace and had a breakfast at Cofer Bar before taking the train to Florence.¬† We had a simple mozzarella and tomato panini but it was not so … Continue reading

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Trattoria Diladdarno in Florence, Italy

September 8, 2018:¬† For dinner that night, we searched up a local restaurant called Trattoria Diladdarno.¬† It was a cozy restaurant and we chose to sit in the outdoor garden patio underneath the stars.¬† It was so nice. This place … Continue reading

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