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“Shout Out” for “Postcards from Travel PiZazz” from Nada’s Italy

Thank you, Nada, for the wonderful “shout out”! We had an absolutely fab-u-lous time together in la bella Italia!  * * * Please read what Nada of Nada’s Italy wrote about Postcards from Travel PiZazz in her latest newsletter: “Read … Continue reading

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Doors, Windows…and Other Details “Italian Style”

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“To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as  if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for … Continue reading

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Gelato Gems: Remembering My Favorites in the Veneto

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Buonissimo!  Italy and gelato… synonymous pleasures. Gelato isn’t a luxury, it’s definitely a necessity! You just haven’t experienced all of the pleasures of traveling in Italy until you’ve sample (lots of) its gelato! Choosing favorites is extremely difficult and, of … Continue reading

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Italian Style – Pt. I – The Veneto: “La Dolce Vita”…Everywhere You Look…a Feast for the Senses!

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From the fashion to the food, from the art to the language…Italy is a feast and delight for the senses! Everywhere you look, everything you eat or drink, everywhere you go… everything you experience…is a reflection of the pride, passion, … Continue reading

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Gelato!! Part 1 ;-)

There are many, many delights that come to mind when one thinks about la Bella Italia and la dolce vita. When planning for this adventure and wanting to bring you with me via this blog, I wanted there to be … Continue reading

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Glorious Venice – So Photogenic!!!

Everywhere you look is another memorable snapshot!!

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If a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words, then…

What are a thousand pictures worth? Si! I have taken 1,000 pictures so far! So many memorable places & moments… Before we move on to our Tuscan adventure, please come with me as I look back on the last 2 … Continue reading

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Our Last Day in Venice!!

We use the vaporetto to get around-the Venetian “metro”- with an unforgettable view! Over 150 palazzos line the snake-like Grand Canal-bellissimo! On our last day our stops include the Accademia – a treasure trove of Venetian masterpieces; Scoula di San … Continue reading

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Fabulous Venice!!

On Wednesday, we set out for the spectacular Piazza San Marco. There just isn’t a photograph or painting beautiful enough to describe the experience of being here! First, we go through the Basilica of St. Mark- renowned for its millions … Continue reading

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“Unmasking Venezia!”

Ah, Venezia, is there any city like La Serenissima? Crowded, hot, swarming with tourists of every imaginable origin, she remains unique, intriguing, elusive…and forces you to meet her on her own terms. What lies behind the beautiful mask? Proud and … Continue reading

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