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7 Items To Make Traveling A Breeze

Travelling can be very stressful mentally and physically! However these 7 items truly saved me both when packing and travelling... as always it's usually smartest to buy these beforehand rather than waiting until you get here. 1. Neck Pillow There is nothing worse than getting off a train, bus, or plane ride with a stiff neck. I never thought I would need a neck pillow but after getting off a
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4 Ways Make Your Abroad Room Feel Like Home

If you are looking to spice up the walls of your apartment in Florence or just want to make your bedroom feel more like home these four things will definitely help you to do so. Whether it be a cute decoration or an addition to your bed these items will enhance your room even if you are on a budget. I know for me making my apartment feel more like
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4 Tech Products I Used Every Day Abroad

Check out the four technology products I couldn't live without on my study abroad in Florence!!! I use each and every one of these products every day that I have been abroad. Grab these things stateside -- not only will you want them from day one in Florence but if you wait until you get here you may not be able to find them or they will be much pricier.
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5 Cool Florence Souvenirs

Being a student and living in a city for four months is completely different than being a tourist who breezes through for a couple of days. I am sure by now Florence and your experience of living here, means way more that a fake statue of David souvenir.Check out our list of souvenirs that you will be able to cherish, and in some cases keep forever as a memory of
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Freetime in Florence: Fish Kisses

What is it? After a month of walking around on the cobblestone streets of Florence, my feet were in need of some tender, love and care. While a traditional pedicure sounded tempting, I decided to try out a fish pedicure after a friend suggested it. She was too ticklish to go through it again but I was curious how I would react to a school of fish exfoliating my feet.
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Freetime in Florence: Aromas of an Ancient Pharmacy

Celebrating over 400 years in business and over 600 years in existence, the Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella is a hidden gem of Florence. What is it? As one of the oldest pharmacies in the world, Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica offers customers modern day products created using ancient recipes. From perfume to skin care, the pharmacy's creations are unique and unlike anything else. The pharmacy allows visitors to take a break from the crowds of
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Swimsuit Shopping in Florence: Who says it has to be itsy bitsy?

[embed]http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJVHRJbgLz8[/embed] Forget your comfy one piece bathing suit at home but have a trip to the beaches of the Amalfi Coast planned for this weekend? Looking for something that’s comfortable but only finding itsy-bitsy bikinis that your grandma would disown you if she saw your Facebook photos? While the market for one piece bathing suits is sparse, and sadly expensive, there are still some cute ones floating around Florence. Check