Tag Archive for Veneto

Tiramisu a Veneto Tradition

Have you ever eaten this sumptuous Italian desert, usually served after way too much food? It’s literal translation Tira mi su is “pick me up”! There are various stories on who first made this famous desert. It is generally credited to…

Rialto Bridge Gets a DIESEL Update

The Rialto Bridge gets a Make Over, courtesy of Diesel

This marvelous piece of architecture, an icon for the city of Venice, and most photographed bridge in the world is undergoing it’s umpteenth remodeling/restoration.  And this time courtesy of  a Veneto company, DIESEL and its CEO Renzo Rosso who has donated €5.5 million through his…

The Baron & Hemingway

History 101: Sometimes our history lessons come unexpectedly. The Baron & Hemingway is just such a lesson. One afternoon on the way to dinner, we took a little side trip to Castello di Roncade. It is just 14 miles outside…