It is well knows fact that Paris sightseeing have terrifying long queues. It is sad that tourists don’t know about some simple tricks and spend hours of their precious vacation time waiting in the line. So, I wrote a post about it - http://misstourist.com/6-places-in-paris-with-the-longest-queues-and-how-to-avoid-them/ Don't avoid the place, avoid the queue! :)
In this packing light packing list for What to Pack for Florence, Italy I included 12 pieces plus 3 shoes and accessories. Florence fashion tends to be dressy casual so bring a scarf or accessories to easily dress up an outfit or to bring it from day touring to night time opera shows.