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Welcome home…Stunning Veneto

On summer people go on Holiday but for me this is time to work. I am a tour leader so when people decide to rest I start working. It is the best job for travelling around the world, to know new and different people and I love it. I lead them around, I am the […]

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Spritz recipe

If you have already been in Veneto, at least one time, you know that you can’t miss to drink our typical drink: spritz. Here the Spritz recipe. It can be Liscio, plain version, old style , where you mix white wine or prosecco with water or seltz, otherwise you can have it adding Campari, Aperol […]

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What to do in Vicenza on Sunday morning

What to do in Vicenza on Sunday morning? Switch off your mobile phone!! Let me tell you a story.. It’s Sunday morning, I want to sleep, I had a really heavy Saturday (we went to a wine tasting in the Euganean hills, I had many glasses of Moscato… but it is another story)…I dreamt about […]

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Italian wedding

Get Married means many things: love, the coronation of a dream, celebrating with your friends, eating good food, dancing, get drunk…for me it means you are getting old, your “childhood” is really over and your relatives will ask you: Are you ready for a baby? If you are married you must be mature… Maybe that’s […]

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Vicenza like a compass

Yesterday I was thinking about Vicenza like a compass. Right on Vicenza is planted the compass tip and from there we can draw many circles, but not just geometric shapes…we can represent the most beautiful and imaginative paintings. Our city is just in the center of everything…Think about my last weekend: I visited Venice, Euganean […]

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Pottery and Caves around Bassano

Our region Veneto is so full of beautiful places that sometimes you are overwhelmed and you don’t know where to go… This is what we should say for promoting our Region…but the truth is: we are so lazy that really often it seams so difficult moving from your house where you are watching the last […]

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Parco Sigurtà -Tulip mania

I have always been a flowers maniac, also if I have not a really green thumb, I don’t know many flowers names and I don’t have big inclination for gardening…but in each place I visit I tend to spend time in parks or gardens and my only expression in these occasions is: wow-wow!! So imagine […]

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Rock climbing in Lumignano

Rock climbing in Lumignano…Springtime is here ,  women take off their jackets and athletes train to get better results in their personal race. The climber, however, is stripped of his heavy jacket and his pickaxe, to be able to get a grade more than the previous year. Today in Lumignano, there were 23 degrees , […]

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Museums of Vicenza

Museums of Vicenza When you were born in a city unfortunately most of the time you don’t care about what it has to offer. So sometimes it happens that you go to the other side of the world to visit the aboriginal’s museum but maybe you have never visited the main museums of your city. […]

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Easter in Asolo with Freya Stark

The typical question an Italian would ask in this period is “What’s the plan for Pasquetta?” And the answer is always “nothing, because it will rain”. Normally this is the truth, the day after Easter is without sun and flowers, instead it is usually plenty of rain and mud. But, yesterday, the sun was shining […]

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Easter in Queen Elizabeth's mood

Easter, as Christmas, is quite a strange occasion if you are Italian, but you are not Catholic. It’s kind of weird. All your friends and relatives are busy, basically buying food, preparing food and eating – because once again it’s all about food! So most probably you will end up having a lazy day, reading, […]

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10 things to do in Vicenza

10 things to do in Vicenza Here the first 5… 1. First thing you can do in Vicenza. Visit the Palladian Basilica. Symbol of Vicenza included in the UNESCO’s world heritage sites. Recently renovated, houses exhibitions of worldwide fame. One example is the exhibition that will remain until 2nd of June 2015 Tutankhamon Caravaggio Van […]

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10 things to see in Vicenza

things to see in Vicenza Here the second 5… 6. Villa Valmarana ai Nani From La Rotonda you can walk to this amazing Villa. Villa Valmarana ai Nani takes its name from the statues of 17 dwarfs (nani) which decorate its garden wall. There are various explanations for these: that they record the legend of […]

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