Meet Hugo, The Perfect Summer Cocktail

A couple of summers ago in Italy while awaiting the birth of my 6th. grandchild my daughter’s friend introduced me to Hugo.  After one sip of this blissfully refreshing cocktail I wondered why we’ve never met before! When in Italy, specially in the Veneto...

Quaint Little Towns in Italy You Should Check Out

I’m not even gonna lie, Italy is packed with quaint little towns it’s hard to decide which one to check out.  If you’re in the school of thought that thinks one quaint little town is the same as every other then you’d be surprised to discover...

5 More Must See Italian Towns Off The Beaten Path

Last week I share 5 must see Italian towns that were not quite off the beaten path but were far enough down the bucket list to be less crowded.  This week I’m share 5 more towns that are a bit more off the beaten path and will more than likely be even less...

5 Must See Italian Towns Off The Beaten Path

So you’re going to Italy!  Yaaay you!  Italy is one of my favorite destinations and I’m pretty sure it will be yours too.  I mean what’s not to like?  It’s the land of Da Vinci, Michaelangelo, and Dante; the birthplace of the Renaissance; the...

5 Unique Activities to Really Experience Italy

Italy!  It’s a country that’s on just about everyone’s “bucket list”.  Sure you want to go to Italy to see the sights, visit museums, and of course eat, eat, eat!  But is taking selfies in front of the Vatican or the Colosseum, or...

Visiting Vicenza

Vicenza is a city in Northern Italy’s Veneto region.  It is located 43 miles from Venice (a 45 minute train ride away), 38 miles from Verona, and 22 miles from Padua; making it an easy day trip from any of these other famous Veneto cities. Vicenza is one of the...