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Eating and Drinking in Florence Italy

Eating and Drinking in Florence Italy

One of the reason The Traveling Professor loves his small group tours to Italy is that the dining options are plentiful, especially in Florence. One of the best references for finding dining spots in Florence and the rest of Italy is my friend Andy Herbach's book, "Eating & Drinking in Italian". With Andy's permission, here are 3 of his picks for great spots to eat in Florence. The Professor has also dined at these places and can also highly recommend them.
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3 Places to Eat in Rome

3 Places to Eat in Rome

One of the great beauties of Italy is the wonderful food selections and the variation of food. Roman food is known for red-sauce dishes, pasta, pizza and other delights. Check out The Traveling Professor's blog post on the best places to eat in Rome
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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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Where to Travel in Europe in 2023 and 2024

Where to Travel in Europe in 2023 and 2024

Contrary to what some people believe, there is more to Europe than Rome, Paris, London or Barcelona. With the rebound in travel, those places are going to be more crowded than DisneyWorld and more expensive than just about anywhere you can go. If you hate big crowds and big expense, there are some really, really good places to travel to Europe this year.
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Top Ten Favorite Places of The Traveling Professor

Top Ten Favorite Places of The Traveling Professor

The question most asked to The Professor is, "What is Your Most Favorite Place to Travel To?". That's a difficult question to answer but there is really no one favorite place, but there are favorite places for certain things. In this post, The Professor lists his favorite restaurant, favorite hotel, favorite train ride, favorite ferry ride, and lots more.
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Beginner's Guide to Riding the High Speed Trains in Italy

Beginner's Guide to Riding the High Speed Trains in Italy

One of the pleasures of our small group tours to Italy is that we use the excellent Italian train system to get around. The high-speed trains in Italy are economical and comfortable. They travel from city center to city center. In this blog post The Traveling Professor puts you on the right track for using the high speed train in Italy.
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3 Hotels in Rome

3 Hotels in Rome

The Traveling Professor first visited Rome in 2009. His small group tours have been back many times to visit the Colosseum, Vatican, Spanish Steps, Borghese Gallery, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, and other many delightful treasures of this ancient city. Having a good hotel can make or break a trip to Rome. In this blog post, The Traveling Professor features 3 excellent choices for hotels.
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