View over Florence

Day 2. A day in Florence

After a good night's sleep we took the lift downstairs to discover what a post COVID-19 breakfast would be like.  At check-in we'd been informed that breakfast would take place in the restaurant as usual so we headed in there to find out what was on offer. To our relief, the buffet breakfast that we …

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Pisa riverside

Day 1. A weekend in Pisa

If I had a spring in my step a few weeks ago as I boarded my first long distance train for over four months, I was even more excited at the prospect of taking to the skies again.  As soon as travel restrictions had been lifted, we searched for flights and decided that a weekend …

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