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The Case Against Dating While Studying Abroad

Lea Coligado | Posted 02.17.2017 | Travel
Lea Coligado

One day it's all for the last time, and it's not the day you expected. It's not your last day in Florence. In the silence of your texts and phone calls, you feel him shut the door on a world you barely tasted.

The 10 Best Cities In The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 12.21.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Nearly 77,000 of our readers rated their favorite cities in the world. Is your favorite on the list?

A Love Letter To Florence

Love Letters | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel
Love Letters

It has been a while since I've been back to you, Florence, and I went back as a working adult restricted to a one week vacation. Nostalgia brought me back. It is fitting, though, to have nostalgia in the city that gave birth to the Renaissance, a movement based on looking back to the classical era.

Intense, Exciting Florence

Rick Steves | Posted 08.06.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

Our Best of Europe in 21 Days tour hits all the biggies: and one of those is certainly Florence. With just under two days each in Venice, Florence, Ro...

Dreaming of My 2014 Travels: Florence

Rick Steves | Posted 06.16.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

In May I'll give myself a little vacation. This year, I'm booked on our Best of Europe in 21 Days Tour--the same route I drove in my minibus back in t...

My Italian Journey

Thom Nickels | Posted 05.28.2014 | Travel
Thom Nickels

Where Florence's small streets splinter into myriad pathways, you may come out onto Piazza Della Signoria, the city's main square, and find large numbers of locals and tourists mixing.

The World's Most Inspiring Vacation Spots

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Find a little inspiration on your next vacation by visiting the places where Georgia O'Keeffe, Robert Frost, Pablo Picasso, and other famous artists did their best work.

The 10 Best Cities in the World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.15.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Nearly 80,000 travelers took part in a survey, casting 1.3 million votes for the world's best cities. No destination was too remote or too small, and no hotel was too new. Do you live in one of the world's best cities?

Can't Miss Things to Do in Florence This Summer

Party Earth | Posted 06.10.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

While certain attractions are bound to draw tourists simply looking to view the most well-known landmarks, other areas are sure to please those hoping to familiarize themselves with the more intimate side of Firenze.

When in Florence, Do as the Florentines Do!

Party Earth | Posted 06.01.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Picture a cool, evening breeze gently sweeping across your cheeks as you overlook Ponte Vecchio, mesmerized by the same view that some of the most powerful figures in history witnessed.

7 Reasons To Return To Florence

Fodor's | Posted 03.30.2013 | Travel

Throughout the lobby and 117 rooms are frescoes and gilt-edge Renaissance-style paintings, reminiscent of when it was a noble's residence.

5 Budget-Friendly Bars in Florence

Party Earth | Posted 03.22.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

From American-style sports bars to eco-conscious vegetarian cafés, Florence is surprisingly full of affordable places to have a drink.

PHOTOS: The Beauty Of Florence

Oyster | Posted 12.07.2012 | Travel

We've seen plenty of beautiful sights on our travels, and we've taken in some of the most breathtaking views we've ever seen in Florence, a city characterized by red rooftops, cobblestone streets and distant rolling hills.

Florence In 6 Easy Steps

Kathleen Beckett | Posted 02.05.2013 | Travel
Kathleen Beckett

I have been visiting Florence on and off for 30 years, working on assignments, visiting friends and writing portions of a book on Tuscany. Over the years, I've developed a check-list of favorite things to do -- and the best places to do them.