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Venice, My Muse: An Interview with Luca Marchiori

Luca Marchiori was born in Venice to a Venetian father and English mother. As a small child his family took him to live in his mother’s native town of Bournemouth where he grew up, shuttling back and forward between there … Continue reading

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Venice, My Muse: An Interview with Bob and Edith Fusillo

Usually I interview one person at a time, but this month I have something special–a couple who fell in love with Venice years ago. I was introduced to them by Piero Bellini, who often gives me good things to blog … Continue reading

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Spritz Has Hit America

And you thought only the book First Spritz Is Free is popular! Turns out Americans are turned on by this very Venetian drink. Popularity has been rising, but this year a spritz is apparently the hottest drink of the summer. … Continue reading

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Venice, My Muse: An Interview with Vonda Wells

I met Vonda Wells when she ordered a copy of my book Free Gondola Ride. She was then formulating her tour company, A Beautiful Woman in Venice, and gave me the idea to write a book about these remarkable Venetian … Continue reading

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