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Artigianato Vivo 2016

Cison di Valmarino è un borgo delizioso della zona del Prosecco di Valdobbiadene, in Veneto, e fa parte del club dei Borghi più belli d'Italia. Da 36 anni vi si tiene Artigianato Vivo, una manifestazione annuale che con meraviglia ti trasporta all'interno di un tempo ormai dimenticato, con britole e sedie impagliate a mano, ma… Continue reading Artigianato Vivo 2016

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Destinations, La Dolce Vita, photos

La Dolce Vita #3: Who needs Versailles when… (part 2)

Palazzo Vecchio, Florence Palazzo Vecchio, the town hall of Florence, was given several names in accordance with the varying use of the palace during its long history. Michelangelo's David also stood at the entrance until 1873, when it was moved to the Accademia Gallery. A replica now stands in its place. The Salone dei Cinquecento (Hall of the… Continue reading La Dolce Vita #3: Who needs Versailles when… (part 2)

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Thirty and Fabulous – String lights for a friendship and a birthday

A. is a dear friend of mine. We've known each other for more than ten years, and managed to stay friends despite our differences and some girlfriends and boyfriends. Yes, we have many dissimilarities, plus he's a boy and that's not helping sometimes, but we also have a lot in common: interests, witty conversations that not many people get… Continue reading Thirty and Fabulous – String lights for a friendship and a birthday

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La Dolce Vita #3: Who needs Versailles when… (part 1)

Royal Palace of Caserta (UNESCO World Heritage Site) Constructed for the Bourbon kings of Naples, the Royal Palace of Caserta is the largest royal residence in the world with over 2 million m³ and covers an area of about 47,000 m². The palace has some 1,200 rooms, including two dozen state apartments, a large library, and a… Continue reading La Dolce Vita #3: Who needs Versailles when… (part 1)

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La Dolce Vita #2: Who needs Mexico when…

Burano is a small island located near Venice, famous for its bright colours reflecting into the green water. Legend says that the island's fisherman painted their houses so they could see them while they were out fishing among the fog... or they could go into the right house at night, while they were drunk. If you… Continue reading La Dolce Vita #2: Who needs Mexico when…

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La Dolce Vita #1: Who needs Caraibi when…

...You've got the Italian sea, so different eveywhere fom North to South, East to West in its 4,660 mi of coastline, islands and tiny archipelagos? Every type of vacationer has its beach, with ports and fishing villages, nature and gulfs, fun and cities, immortal history. Charming, whispering to our soul. "Behold, the sea itself."   La Pelosa,… Continue reading La Dolce Vita #1: Who needs Caraibi when…

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La Dolce Vita #0: Index

Expo 2015 speaks Italian, and since lately my Country has suffered an ungenerous reputation, I just wanted to remember (and remind you) that it is, indeed, the most beautiful place in the world, not as a postcard, but as a fact. And it's not mere luck, ours is a clever beauty: we are rich, if… Continue reading La Dolce Vita #0: Index

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Coming soon

Holidays are over (and when I say holidays I mean Christmas, New Year's Eve, Ephiphany, my birthday, my best friend's birthday, my sister-in-law's birthday and my sweet half's birthday.. all between 20 december and 6 january) and I am coming back! In the meantime, Befana brought us some glorious chocolate cigars. Le feste sono finite… Continue reading Coming soon

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A wedding in Villa Caprera – Part 1 (free invitations for you)

I met this villa during a lovely event, a green happy hour full of music, photography and art, flea markets and some precious vintage sofas. You can see some bites of the event in this beautiful video. We have been dancing for hours, having a lot of fun. If you like folk rock, Men on the… Continue reading A wedding in Villa Caprera – Part 1 (free invitations for you)

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Piece of chic #2: something blue

"I never thought you wanted presents of hard stones." "I don't [...]. You are not that kind of soldier and I am not that sort of girl. But sometime give me something lasting, that I can wear and be happy each time I wear it." Ernest Hemingway, Across the river and into the trees I… Continue reading Piece of chic #2: something blue