Category Archives: Churches

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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Doge’s Palace, Ristorante Trovatore and San Zaccaria

Just as with our week in Rome, my idea for our time in Venice was to get the real tourist-y stuff out of the way first.  So on our second day in Venice, a Monday, I decided we would go … 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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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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Antico Caffé Santamaria and Olive Dolci on Mosaic Day in Rome

I am totally burying the lead on this post, but it’s because I don’t want the food – the dairy free aspect of the narrative – to get too lost in the shuffle, as it too often does.  You see, … Continue reading

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Eglise Temple Neuf and Chez Tante Liesel in Strasbourg

My Thursday in Strasbourg in July finished up with a visit to one more church, Eglise Temple Neuf, and meeting Therese for a little shopping and ice cream, followed by dinner at Chez Tante Liesel, a small charming restaurant on … Continue reading

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