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La dolce vita for me! And for you! Travel consultant, blogger, writer, tour leader & published author, I love sharing no-nonsense travel tips, advice and insights. Let's plan your next great trip, perhaps to Italy with me?!
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Tag Archives: Venice
🍷Today our Italian Wine Trails & Tales take us to an absolutely splendid event with Tom in celebration of harvest at a winery very close to Venice. Reading about his sumptuous evening in exquisite and mouthwatering detail is almost as … Continue reading
Venice Sunset…the sun has set on Venice for centuries and for centuries she has mesmerized us with her beauty, teased us with her mercurial moods and totally fascinated us… A picture may well be worth a thousand words, but a … Continue reading
Just the title evokes flights of fancy, daydreams, imaginations, and perhaps even memories…I happen to love Venice so the opportunity to return, even if only in my “dreams” was irresistible! ~♦~ I knew “Dream of Venice” would be as beautiful … Continue reading
Over the Moon at Baglioni Hotel Luna The opportunity to be the guest of a 5-star luxury property is a rare and real treat for me. So, needless to say, when when the opportunity to stay at the Baglioni Hotel … Continue reading
♥ I Do Love to Eat! ♥ And enjoying the regional and traditional cuisine wherever I go is, for me, one of the greatest pleasures of traveling and truly living la dolce vita! Now, I’m no where near as adventurous … Continue reading
The People You Meet Along the Way… I became acquainted with Marisa Convento on Twitter! Yes, Twitter. A fan of Venice and planning a return trip there, I came across Venetian Dreams and Marisa’s bio. Reading about her, I was … Continue reading
When I visited Rome last fall, I enjoyed a fabulous tour of the Capitoline Museum with ItalyXP. When I saw that they also offer tours in Venice, I contacted them and, once again, they generously included me in their group … Continue reading
Venice and masks are inseparable. It’s impossible to visit Venice and not see shops filled with fanciful, fantastic designs. From the authentic, handmade papier-mâché versions to the cheap imports, they are delightful and fanciful. Historically, for centuries, they were not … Continue reading
Several months ago, I entered a contest sponsored by a fellow blogger from Venice. The prize was a lovely cameo from Gioielleria Eredi di Jovon. Much to my delight, I won and when I knew I was going to be … Continue reading