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The Roman Guy Cooking Class, Florence

We were in Florence to see some art, the same as every other tourist. No, scrap that. We were in Florence to see some art, the same as every other tourist…except the vast swathes who seemed to be in Florence just so they could take selfies with camera-phones stuck on the end of those ridiculous ‘selfie-sticks’ and inform their friends that they were in Florence (and to those people we say, have you no intellectual shame, no sense of how silly you look? And be careful with that thing or you’ll…

FlorenceTown ‘Wannabe Italiano’ cooking class

We’d had a pretty rough experience on our Chianti wine tour the day before with the other clients in the group; all were brash, insular Americans who ‘oohed’ and ‘aaahed’ whenever we passed a Burger King or something that reminded them of home and then proceeded to aggressively make fun of our guide because they couldn’t pronounce his name correctly. Their ignorance had totally spoilt our tour, it was such a shame. “I so hope it’s not going to be like yesterday,” said Lamia as we set off from the…