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October 31, 2011 |
Halloween Outside the US – A Trick or Treat?

It shouldn’t have come as surprise. A quintessentially American holiday has swept parts of the world including Australia. Carved pumpkins in shopping centres, Halloween cakes and sweets in shop windows, adults in party costumes, trick or treat in the streets and taking candy from strangers. Bah-humbug… I hear the popping of fireworks in my quiet [...]

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March 8, 2011 |
Venice Day Trips by Train

There is more to the Veneto region than seeing Venice and the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello. The area in the north of Italy is home to several towns that can easily be explored on day trips. You could either base yourself in Venice or stay just outside of it as we did in [...]

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Food, Travel

January 12, 2010 |
Pasticceria Breda in Padova

If you find yourself walking along the narrow cobblestone streets of Padova, past Ponte delle Torricelle where you pause for moment of reflection and you get a hankering for a sweet taste, make a stop at Pasticceria Breda. There is outdoor seating under the archways where you can indulge your sweet tooth, café-style, or eat [...]

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