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Per Venezia 1600: il Pane della Serenissima
Il pane a Venezia, e non solo, è sempre stato affar serio. Fin dai primordi dell’umanità, fu il cibo più importante…
Happy birthday Venice: you look tremendous for your 1600 years
Happy birthday Venice: today the Lady of the Mediterranean turns 1600 and she's ageing beautifully! According to the tradition, the City was founded on March 25th
Owning an altana in Venice in 2021: a tailor made priviledge
Welcome back! Today I will tell you about the Venetian altanas and its frivolous function. Wandering around and getting lost in the alleys of the Lady of the Mediterranean
Carnival 2021 #4: shrove Thursday, let's settle things once and for all!
Did you know that the idiom "tagliare la testa al toro" (let's cut the bull's head), known throughout Italy, comes from the Venetian and dates back to something that occured 9 centuries ago? But first
Carnival 2021 #3: tailor-made mask and costume
In the first article of this Canival series I introduced you to the history of this ancient tradition. We know that it goes back to Greek-Roman era and
Carnival 2021 #2: tailor made food experience
I know, I know. I keep talking and posting about frittelle. I'm totally addicted to Carnival pastries therefore I guess it's about time