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Six Hours in Florence [PHOTOS]

The most memorable time I visited Florence was for my 30th birthday, when friends flew me there to celebrate. I now live in France only a few hours away but I don’t go back often enough. I was recently invited to take a Tuscan cooking class near Pisa and spending a few hours in Florence was part of the…

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Oingt: Village of the One Hundred Mangers

Oingt. Don’t even try to pronounce it. If you must, try saying ‘wham’ but stop before the M. It is a tiny French Beaujolais village perched high on a hill in the middle of what is called the Pierres Dorées, or Golden Stones. Here’s why: Like many French villages, Oingt has its own particular Christmas…

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