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Book Giveaway Competition: Dreaming Sophia

Friday, March 3, 2017

Book Giveaway Competition: Dreaming Sophia Dreaming Sophia by Melissa Muldoon Dream - definition: a cherished aspiration, ambition, or ideal. Dreams are what makes life bearable, during the darkest hours! Dreams are what makes us plan, come into action and work for what sometimes can look as an impossible goal! And Melissa Muldoon has turned her Dream of Italy into ...

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Chiesa della Salute

The wind is blowing in another Best memory of Venice (#4)

Monday, November 15, 2010

Winter in Venice Winter in Venice: November has arrived in Venice with a vengeance. Today the sky is grey, the rain is pouring and the wind is howling! And the wind is also blowing in memories of Venice from some other dear Facebook friend: Jessica from Bootsnall! Jessica has been to Venice many times but it ...

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Venice - Gran Canal

Venetian Proverbs, second round

Monday, September 13, 2010

Venice and its Venetian Proverbs About 6 months ago, I wrote a short piece on Venetian proverbs about food, drink and family. Those were only a little taste of a very very wide range of expressions, proverbs and ways of saying which are used in the Veneto region. As I explained in my earlier post, proverbs in ...

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ghosts of venice

Ghosts of Venice

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Ghosts of Venice   The Spirit Side of Venice Ghosts of Venice: all revealed in a great book by the Venetian writer Alberto Toso Fei. When I first bought the book Venetian Legends and Ghost Stories by Alberto Toso Fei (to help me prepare my Food and Ghost tour of Venice), I thought it would be the usual invented ...

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Short language breaks In Venice

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Always wanted to learn Italian, but don't have the time? Always wanted to visit Venice and live like an Italian for a while? Well this is the course for you. You can take part in a short week-end language course in the outskirts of Venice, on the Riviera del Brenta in my own house. You can learn the ...

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Summer Italian Homestay Courses

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Like every year I will be holding Italian language homestay courses for foreign students who would like to learn Italian in an Italian environment.  You will be staying in our house, surrounded by our Italian family and friends, you will be taking part in all of our daily life activities and at the same time ...

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