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Hide and Seek

Ancient kitchens in the Ospedaletto? A farmer’s market at the women’s prison? A late night library? These are some of the intriguing places included in a recent article in Italy Magazine, which I thought I’d share with you today: “The … Continue reading

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The Little Wicket

Henry James said of Venice in 1872: “There are trailers who think the place odious, and those who are not of this opinion often find themselves wishing that the others were only more numerous. The sentimental tourists’ sole quarrel with … Continue reading

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Shmoozer Convention

What do people go to travel conventions for? Is it the drawings for free trips? The stacks of brochures? Brightly colored shoulder bags proclaiming things like, “Palm Springs: Like No Place Else!”? I went to hear Rick Steves and to … Continue reading

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