World Travels: Tuscany – Day 2

I was up bright and early for my second day in Florence. My first day was full of sightseeing, and this next day would prove no different. I booked a tour to explore more of Tuscany for this day, so I set out to meet my group at the bus stop at the Santa Maria Novella station. I stopped at a nearby McDonalds, much to my hesitation, to first grab some breakfast. I'd heard that their restaurants had a higher quality of food, and that rumor proved to be right! Just like most cafes I encountered in Italy, they had an espresso bar and a myriad of pastries to choose from. I settled for an espresso and croissant, the perfect meal on-the-go.

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World Travels: Rome Day 4

It was my last day in Rome and, after three full days of walking around possibly every well-known area, I was in desperate need of some relaxation. During my dinner on Day 3, my new friends provided me with ideas of how to spend my day: renting a car and driving to a nearby town, taking a train ride up to Cinque Terre, or even heading to the spa.

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