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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #20 on: January 05, 2014, 10:58:42 PM »

+1 to nature. I guess I have time to plan the exact details. Where did you stay in Florence?
it depends who u are traveling with; florence is a very romantic city, if ur traveling with a spouse/special other than consider doing more days there. If going with a buddy, just lettin u know the museums are cool but mostly consist of naked paintings of woman and naked baby yoshke.

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #21 on: January 05, 2014, 11:04:43 PM »
Would you stay there now it at the Westin Excelsior Florence for 25k/night? Was the Axial nice?
No. It was small and clean. Nothing more. If I had spg to burn would stay at westin. Otherwise the axial was fine and a GREAT location
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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #22 on: January 06, 2014, 12:26:39 AM »
it depends who u are traveling with; florence is a very romantic city, if ur traveling with a spouse/special other than consider doing more days there. If going with a buddy, just lettin u know the museums are cool but mostly consist of naked paintings of woman and naked baby yoshke.
I'm going with my wife. Maybe we'll take your suggestion. We have to talk about it more.

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #23 on: January 06, 2014, 12:27:38 AM »
No. It was small and clean. Nothing more. If I had spg to burn would stay at westin. Otherwise the axial was fine and a GREAT location
I have enough points for the Westin, just don't know if it's worth 25k. I normally prefer staying at category 4 & 5 hotels.

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #24 on: January 06, 2014, 01:14:16 AM »
25k seems like a lot of points, i would try the priceline/hotwire route
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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #25 on: January 06, 2014, 01:15:02 AM »
25k seems like a lot of points, i would try the priceline/hotwire route

Kinda what I was thinking, thanks!

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #26 on: January 18, 2014, 11:43:20 PM »
Has anyone stayed at the Firenze Number Nine hotel in Florence?

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #27 on: March 24, 2014, 10:15:55 AM »
Please see the wiki I added and add info/topics to help people get the most out of their trip :)

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #28 on: March 24, 2014, 11:29:31 AM »
Please see the wiki I added and add info/topics to help people get the most out of their trip :)
If you are serious about this (AKA-you have a trip lined up and need help), why don't you go through the threads that you are creating these blank wikis about and populate the wikis yourself and then someone will help you.
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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #29 on: March 24, 2014, 04:28:21 PM »
The kosher rest. has really bad hecsher
Not sure if owner married yid bichlal

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #30 on: March 24, 2014, 04:52:48 PM »
The kosher rest. has really bad hecsher
Not sure if owner married yid bichlal
How many hechsheim are there in Florence anyway? This place is dairy/pareve, what makes it not reliable?

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #31 on: March 24, 2014, 07:22:52 PM »
How many hechsheim are there in Florence anyway?
None
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This place is dairy/pareve, what makes it not reliable?
I was advised not to eat there as well
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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #32 on: March 24, 2014, 11:14:57 PM »
in florence the shul and community is officially orthodox but thats where it ends, so i would not trust anything that has the rabbis hechsher there

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #33 on: March 25, 2014, 01:04:14 AM »
in florence the shul and community is officially orthodox but thats where it ends, so i would not trust anything that has the rabbis hechsher there
Is there any kosher food in Florence besides Ruth's?

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #34 on: March 25, 2014, 01:05:23 AM »
Is there any kosher food in Florence besides Ruth's?
No
There is a small chabad supermarket that sells some odds and ends
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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #35 on: March 25, 2014, 01:06:29 AM »
No
There is a small chabad supermarket that sells some odds and ends
So I'd have to stock up in Rome or Venice? That's a bummer.

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #36 on: March 25, 2014, 01:10:10 AM »
So I'd have to stock up in Rome or Venice? That's a bummer.
How long do you have planned in Florence?
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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #37 on: March 25, 2014, 01:11:02 AM »
How long do you have planned in Florence?
From late Wednesday night through early Friday morning.

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #38 on: March 25, 2014, 08:22:11 AM »
If you are serious about this (AKA-you have a trip lined up and need help), why don't you go through the threads that you are creating these blank wikis about and populate the wikis yourself and then someone will help you.
Instead of people asking the same questions over and over, wouldn't it be great if the wiki said it all? The hope is that the educated will fill it in and it'll get updated as needed.
I'm going in a few days so I hope to fill it in.

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #39 on: March 25, 2014, 09:31:11 AM »
btw, the kosher supermarket closed down. was just there last month and all that is left is ruth's. will post TR in near future.