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The Santa Maria Novella Casa di Profumo

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13 January 2013 When in Florence, to compliment the fine fashion sense, the beautiful architecture, the overall sophisticated sensibility, one must be properly odore di profumo. What better casa di profumo than the “Officina Profumo – Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella is one of the world’s oldest pharmacies. First founded in 1221 in Florence by the Dominican Friars who started making herbal remedies and potions to use in the monastery.…

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Amo Armondo

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12 January 2013 There has to be an Italian song professing the love for Armando. If not there should be. Ah, yes we dined at Armando’s one of our last nights in Rome and it was celestiale. Maybe because the location was heavenly– it’s just right around the corner from the Pantheon and Piazza della Rotonda and just seeing the Pantheon lit at night is solely a starry-like experience. But…

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Taking the Italo Treno

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12 January 2013 Buongiorno da Firenze! We took the Italo Treno yesterday from Rome to Florence. One hour and forty minutes. Other than the fact that the free WiFi was on the blink, the whole experience was seamless. Photo by imeccanica.blogspot.com The train is fairly new, opened in October 2012 and is well designed, clean and efficient (again, with the exception of the WiFi out). Words of advice, if traveling…

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