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April 8, 2013 |
Italy by Train with Rail Europe

Think of travelling through Italy by train and the mind conjures up images of rolling hills, undulating landscapes and bright sunflowers swaying in the breeze. Train travel has always held an element of romance with a focus on the journey as well as the destination. With Rail Europe and the various high speed Italian rail [...]

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Travel

July 11, 2011 |
Best Travel Articles: Time Travel with Gourmantic

Gourmantic recently celebrated its second anniversary, and with nearly 400 articles under its belt, it’s time for a little navel-gazing. The purpose is not to ascertain how much weight has been gained from delectable food and drink experiences but to review the progress and reminisce about good times in travel writing. My 7 Links is [...]

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Travel

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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Travel

February 23, 2011 |
Mercato di Rialto: The Rialto Fish Market in Venice

You’ve taken the obligatory photographs. The view of the Grand Canal in Venice from the top of the Rialto Bridge is certainly a classic sight. You’ve meandered your way past the Mercato Turistico with souvenir stalls selling anything from Venetian masks to Murano glass jewellery. The Rialto Mercato di Frutta e Verdura, or produce market [...]

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Food, Travel

February 14, 2011 |
Love, Lust and Romance in a World of Travel and Food

Where does one look for romance on Valentine’s Day? Is it in front of the Hotel Danieli in Venice? Away from the giant billboards in Piazza San Marco? In a stolen moment in the back alley near Calle del Ridotto? Or in the wandering hands of an Italian stallion? Perhaps love can be found among [...]

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Luxury, Travel

January 18, 2011 |
Playing the Tourist at Hotel Danieli in Venice

Stepping through the revolving doors of the Hotel Danieli in Venice, you can’t help but marvel at the luxury of the grand lobby. Pink marble columns are at home with the opulent staircase and the lavish lounge. Your eyes glaze over the glass top roof and the elaborate Murano glass chandeliers dripping from adorned ceilings. [...]

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