Veneto

Cheeses from Veneto

The wide cheese selection from Veneto

Italian food in general has thousands of amazing cheeses, made with as many different techniques matured during decades or centuries of local...
Gelato Gems: Remembering My Favorites in the Veneto

Gelato Gems: Remembering My Favorites in the Veneto region

Buonissimo!Italy and gelato… synonymous pleasures. Gelato isn’t a luxury, it’s definitely a necessity! You just haven’t experienced all of the...
5 Amazing places to see near Venice

Some Amazing places to see near Venice

Italy is not about its 4-5 most popular cities, but about the hundreds of little towns on hills, sea, and mountains. There are almost no distances...
Davide Gasparotto standing near Hunting on the Lagoon (recto); Letter Rack (verso). Photo courtesy of The Getty Museum

An Italian point of view on the Getty’s paintings collection

Almost a year ago, Italian art historian and curator Davide Gasparotto was appointed Senior Curator of Paintings of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los...
How to survive the tourist crowds in Venice

How to survive the tourist crowds in Venice

Our Italian Buddy gives us some tips on how to face the crowds where visiting the Lagoon. Venice has 56 thousand inhabitants, and is visited every...
6 Things to see in Padova

Top 6 things to see in Padova

Padova was for century under the control of the Republic of Venice, and its structure and history are very tied to the Serenissima. Just to give you...