Chiesa di San Leonardo 

What is there to do with a two and a half year old in the center of Treviso when it’s pouring down rain outside?

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Castagnole al cioccolato 

Now, that the Carnevale has officially started in Venice today, I decided to share with you all a recipe for Castagnole al Ciccolato.

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La Befana 

La Befana has been an Italian tradition since before the 13th Century and is derived from a religious background rather than a modern and popular culture such as Babbo Natale ‘Santa Claus’

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Panevin

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Here is one of the largest bonfires in the Province of Treviso in a small village called Arcarde. 

 

My friend Kelly and fellow expat who also lives in Treviso pretty much summed up what tonights festivities throughout Italy consists of..

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Alla scoperta di Castlefranco Veneto: passeggiata nella nebbia

Discovering Castlefranco Veneto :

Castlefranco Veneto known to the locals as simply ‘Casteo’ in their local dialect is a quaint city surrounded by a medieval castle and walls that were built by the people of Treviso in 1211.

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Winter is coming…  

Living in Treviso is the perfect city to enjoy activities year round.. There will always be somewhere to go in all four seasons.. and relatively not a long drive either.

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Wednesday Morning Blooms and Grappa 

Yes, its one of those weeks where I need to see pretty flowers overflowing from old historic buildings and trying different flavors of the finest grappa made from Veneto in Bassano Del Grappa.. Continue reading