Category Archives: Lunch

Torcello and Burano Islands, Mea Libera Tutti and Risotto di Go

What do you do when you are visiting Venice, Italy, and you discover that there are three (yes, 3!) cruise ships all docking with the city one day?  Our solution to what promised to be a very crowded city was … Continue reading

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Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Punta della Dogana spells a Venetian Friday

After a long and busy Thursday day trip to Verona, it was only natural that our Friday in Venice would be a lighter and quieter day.  So we had a relaxed leisurely morning, sleeping in and lolling around the apartment, … Continue reading

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Basilica di Sant’ Anastasia, Duomo and L’Arte del Gelato in Verona

Let me begin by saying that there is more than enough to keep you busy (and ecstatic) for every day of two weeks in Venice.  So the wish to take a day or two away from Venice is not a … Continue reading

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The Frari, Trattoria Dona Onesta and Scuola Grande di San Rocco

After visiting Rome and witnessing the wealth of top-notch art and architecture that one finds throughout the city, it’s hard to imagine that you another city could impress as being even more full of art.  But that was just the … Continue reading

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Madonna dell’ Orto, Ristorante Diana and Chicken with Forty Cloves

Therese and I woke up on our morning in Venice, Italy feeling excited about having two weeks to explore this amazing city.  But did we jump out of bed at the crack of dawn and run out to start sightseeing, … Continue reading

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From Roma Termini Stazione to Our Apartment in Cannaregio, Venice

After a splendid and very full week in Rome, it was time for Therese and I to travel by train to Venice, for the last two weeks of our Italy vacation in October.  The high speed train from Rome’s Termini … Continue reading

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Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Café Les Deux Magots and Jardin du Luxembourg

Whenever Therese and I return to Paris, France – which is rather often in our traveling life, seeing as how I have been to Paris on four trips in seven years with her – I usually try to see something … Continue reading

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