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Important Update on Italian Law | Dual Citizenship

Important Update on Italian Law Change Italian Law:  When you are applying for dual citizenship, to any country for that matter, there are things you must possess; patience! As you know, we applied and were approved for dual citizenship with Italy in November 2015. We are of course, still waiting for our Italian passports. We did just, however, find out about a change in the Italian law from our lawyer who has helped us through this […]

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Lucca Restaurant

This was an amazing find for us! It is not inexpensive but so worth it. The food and atmosphere is just fantastic! The history of this place is pretty cool too. When we return to Lucca, we will definitely return to this restaurant! Cantine Bernardini Via Del Suffragio, 7 55100 Lucca Telephone:  +39 0583 494336 www.cantinebernardini.com

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Hotel Angelica, Florence, Italy
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Hotel Angelica | An Amazing Hotel | Florence, Italy

Hotel Angelica We have never posted before about a hotel, until now. We cannot say enough good things about Hotel Angelica. It is a family run hotel and guests are treated with such amazing hospitality. We stayed here while trying to find a last minute apartment in Florence city center. Angelica’s son, Fernando was so wonderful by even helping us contact a friend of his. One day while searching on the internet to find a place, […]

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iL Mercato Centrale Firenze
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iL Mercato | Popular Gigantic Market | Florence, Italy

iL Mercato Centrale Florence iL Mercato Centrale is located in the San Lorenzo neighborhood in Florence, Italy. The market was the project of Umberto Montano, who had this iron and glass building built in 1874. While we have passed this building several times on different trips to Florence we never realized that behind all the street vendors was this market that you could enter to shop or have lunch. The Market The Mercato Centrale revived a part […]

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Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio
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Discovering the History | Piazza della Signoria | Florence, Italy

Piazza della Signoria The Piazza della Signoria is an L-shaped square located in front of the Palazzo Vecchio and was named after the Palazzo della Signoria, and also called Palazzo Vecchio. Most noteworthy, two statues are located in front of the Palazzo Vecchio. A copy of Michelangelo’s David, which replaced the original statue in 1873. Hence, the original can be viewed in the Accademia di Belle Arti and is definitely worth the visit! Hercules and […]

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Bronze Wild Boar, Florence, Italy
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Bronze Pig Fountain, Florence, Italy

The Bronze Pig | Florence, Italy The Bronze Pig Fountain or Il Porcellino, as the Italians call him, means “the little pig” and he sits to the side of the Mercato Nuovo in Florence, Italy. This statue, however is really of a wild boar, or cinghiale in Italian. He supposedly brings good luck when visitors rub his snout (hence the shiny part) and slides a coin from his mouth. If the water washes the coin from […]

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