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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. 🙂 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 café 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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