I was drawn to the Hotel Novecento by the photos of its beautiful rooms when I searched online for lodging in Venice, Italy. While we stayed there, I was impressed by their attentive but unobtrusive service.
The Italian Air Traffic … Read the rest
We had no idea what to expect for a Florentine All Saints Day, but we were about to find out.
It was a sunny day in Florence after three days of cool drizzle. The view from the breakfast room was … Read the rest
The narrow alley ways, the canals, the art and the buildings, the food and wine and coffee, but mostly the people. I’d expected to find a dirty, kind of smelly city packed with tourists. … Read the rest
Today we enjoyed a delightful train ride to Florence. It was even better than we’d imagined.
However, we’ve been so busy, and since they say that a picture is worth a thousand words, I will just post photos with captions.… Read the rest
What a day it was…we experienced glass blowing and Vivaldi all in one day!
We started the day taking a water taxi to Murano, the Venetian island where glass blowing magic happens.… Read the rest