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Destination of the Day: Florence

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Florence is the capital of the region of Tuscany in Italy, with a population of about 366,500. The city is a cultural, artistic and architectural gem. The birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, Florence was the home to powerful families, creative geniuses and scientific masterminds who left their legacies in the city's many museums and art galleries.
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Europe's well preserved cultural heritage, open borders and efficient infrastructure make visiting a breeze, and you'll rarely have to travel more than a few hours before you can immerse yourself in a new culture.

Asia is home to the majority of humanity, lively cities, sublime landscapes and almost endless options. Asia varies from the mega-cities and technology capitals of East Asia to the magnificent monuments in South Asia, and from the beach bungalows and jungle treks of Southeast Asia to the desert ruins and modern mega-malls of the Middle East.
One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. - Henry Miller

While predominated by the dynamic United States and Canada, much of North America, including Central America as well as most of Mexico and the Caribbean, has much more in common with South America.

Africa is home to over 50 countries, more than any other continent in the world, and is the second largest continent in terms of both land area and population. Africa abounds with bustling metropolises, diverse people, and amazingly varied and beautiful landscapes.
A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. - Lao Tzu

Ruins of ancient civilizations share South America with world-class metropolises, outstanding architecture, many of the world's biggest festivities, and genuine indigenous culture mingled with the fingerprints of Iberian colonizers.

Oceania is a vast, arbitrarily defined expanse of the world where the Pacific Ocean – rather than land borders – connects the nations. It is home to glistening white beaches, coconut palms swaying in the breeze, beautiful coral reefs, and rugged volcanic islands rising out of the blue ocean.
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