Venice Carnevale Schedule

This year carnevale will span thru the 8–25 of February. The 14th—Valentine Day—is right in the middle. Logically then one of the themes of carnevale would be Love, ❤️ 💕 add to that a little play and folly! The agenda is thick with events, about 50 between performances and initiatives for children and adults alike. […]

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Getting Ready for Natale

We have almost a full week of festivities this year: December 25, Wednesday Christmas + December 26 is also Saint Stephen’s Day; Friday to recuperate, and prepare for the weekend. Then a couples of days to sit down and plan the new year coming up. Now it is the time to get ready for Xmas […]

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Cortina–The Pearl!

The pearl of the Dolomites Cortina D’Ampezzo defined by all as the pearl of the Dolomites for its infinite scenic beauty, here are some photos that explain just in part it’s fame. Cortina D’Ampezzo is the contrast between the high season, with its continuous flow of people, its chaos of tourists in the streets of […]

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A Walking Tour in Vicenza

A TALE OF TWO VILLAS Vicenza has one of the most famous villas by Andrea Palladio; “Villa Almerico Capra also called La Rotonda.” Nearby there is another celebrated Villa; “Villa Valmarana ai Nani.” By car, it is rather complicated to get to see them closely. Walking instead, can be quite an enjoyable experience and not […]

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Apuglia: The Land of Olives and Flat Roofs

Also known as “Le Puglie“, this region is truly a plural land, a place that hides different souls, suspended between nature, history, tradition, taste, and spirituality, to be visited twelve months a year. While traveling thru the region there is a sea of green thick with Olive groves or flat land, and all the towns […]

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Malga Eats

Where to eat when hiking in the Dolomites It is easy to find good, yet simple, food while hiking in the Dolomites. in fact there are plenty of ”Rifugi Alpini”1/, Malghe”2/, and ”Casere” 3/, along the trails and/or high up in the most remote spots. Food is simple, usually, cheese, cold cuts such as speck, […]

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The Dolomites; Rocks or Clouds…

“Are they rocks or are they clouds?” Are they true or is it a dream? ” Dino Buzzati, an Italian writer and novelist. From “What are the Dolomites?” The Dolomites, also called pale mountains, are a group of mountain groups of the Eastern Alps. Located between Veneto, Trentino-Alto Adige and Friuli; among the provinces of […]

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