A Stroll in Vicenza on a Rainy Day

Vicenza, as I already said, is a beautiful town. For the art lover there is really a lot to see. Palladio has been a generous artist to his town (he was from Padova, actually, but Vicenza became his town eventually). He was the most important architect of the Venetian Republic, in whose territory he designed […]

Read More

Spring Sundays

The Joys of a Sunny Spring Sunday! People are out and about, the outdoor coffee bars are brimming with customers, the aperitivo or Spritz Aperol appears on every table. Nothing more enjoyable than reading the morning paper (traditional and non) outdoors with an aperitivo, a sunny day, mild temperatures, and all day to enjoy.  

Read More

Aperitivo

Aperitivo is a rock-solid tradition in Italy, but, apparently my town scores high among other Italian cities as the town that has best aperitivo gathering crowds. There is even a list of the top 10 places where to get an aperitivo. Places gain popularity for service, location, and quality of wine served. What is served […]

Read More