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5 Places to Eat in Florence Italy

5 Places to Eat in Florence Italy

Michelangelo's David. Who cares? The Uffizi Gallery. Don't want to see that. The Duomo. Nah, not interested. But yes, I do want to eat when I visit Florence, Italy. Get 5 of The Professor's recommendations of the best places to eat in Florence.
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Is It a Mistake to Cancel Your European Trip this Year?

Is It a Mistake to Cancel Your European Trip this Year?

We heard some terrific news about travel to Europe this summer. As of today, the 27 countries of the European Union put the United States on the "white list" of countries of where tourists are welcome to visit. The question is, should you go to Europe this year or should you hold off? The Traveling Professor gives the pros and cons of visiting Europe this year.
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How in the World are Airfare Prices Determined?

How in the World are Airfare Prices Determined?

Where is Jimmy Hoffa buried? Where is the Lost City of Atlantis? What are they hiding at Area 51? Who really killed JFK? Those are all mysteries that may never be solved, but none of them compare to "How do they Price Airfares?". Take a look at today's travel blogpost. The Professor will attempt to unravel the mystery of airfare pricing.
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Favorite Hotels in Rome, Florence and Venice

Favorite Hotels in Rome, Florence and Venice

On our small group tours to Italy, selecting the right hotel is a significant decision. After years of running small group tours to Rome, Florence, and Venice, we have found what The Traveling Professor thinks are the best hotel for each of these cities. In this Italy blog post we will tell you about our hotel selection process and why The Traveling Professor selected these three hotels in Italy.
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3 Side Trips from Florence Italy

3 Side Trips from Florence Italy

The Traveling Professor is planning two small group tours to Italy this year. One of our destinations will be Florence, Italy. From Florence, there are several easy day day trips. Check out the blog post and see the details on great side trips from Florence.
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Should You Hire a Private Tour Guide?

Should You Hire a Private Tour Guide?

The Professor always recommends researching websites and guide books before visiting a destination to get an overview. However, there is nothing like a knowledgeable, engaging, and informative professional tour guide to tell you the backstory of the Mona Lisa, the architecture of the Teatro Olimpico in Padua, where the first men hit the beach at Omaha in Normandy and where to get the best Fish and Chips in Dublin.
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