A visit to the capital of Croatia and its thousand year history during the holiday season begins with a stroll around its neighborhoods: King Tomislav Square and Zrinjevac Park, with its fountains. From the park, a short walk on Praska street leads to the main square called Trg Bana Jelacica.
At the Cathedral, there is a Live Nativity Scene: stables, farm animals, realistic costumes and amateur actors impersonating the Holy Family, the Three Kings and the shepherds. The walk ends with a glass of warm cinnamon wine at one of the advent stands.
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Local Culinary Traditions can be experienced with the catch of the day, combined with vegetables and Mediterranean macchia herbs producing dishes such as swordfish cooked in lemon leaves, parmigiana with anchovies, tuna in a genovese sauce, squid and potatoes, the latter especially popular with the local farmer-fishermen and their very large families.
A Cuisine that captures and blends scents from land and sea: migliaccio, minestra maritata and caponata are among the dishes typically found at local restaurants.
Monasteries Monks and Nuns have experimented and contributed to all this with a judicious use of lemons, fennel, laurel, nuts and wild strawberries, creating sweets and preserves, the Santa Rosa cake, bocconotto, melanzane with chocolate and even the famed caprese.
Pizza is another local tradition, exported by the over three thousand Tramonti pizzaioli who have travelled and brought their talents all over the world.
Venice is comprised of 118 little islands intersected by 150 canals and linked by 400 bridges. Among the neighborhoods to choose for your visit: Cannareggio – Ghetto, Santa Croce, Miracoli, San Zanipolo, Rialto, Frari, Dorsoduro, Giudecca and Castello, among others.
Fishing Tour in the Lagoon south of Venice
Brenta RiverCruiseto visit palazzi like Villa Breda, Villa Giovanelli and Villa Pisani.
Six miles of walking pathways, 12” bi-directional bikeways and rain gardens that collect the first inch of storm water, relieving the city sewer system during major weather events, as well as benches and bike racks, decorative street pavers, and innovative solar trail lighting.
A Philadelphia Itinerary Arte e Cultura a Fildelfia Ship Preservation Guild
Chestnut Festivity in Oprtalj where you can taste food and pastries made of chestnutTraditional festival of fruits and fruit products in Kaldir near MotovunProsciutto Fair near TinjanSole Fish that pairs well with wine and olive oilGrimani Palace new wine festivity, in the heart of IstriaGrappa exhibition in Hum, the smallest town in the world!New Olive Oil in Vodnjan; guided tastings of local delicacies with the new olive.
Your cooking class takes place in a traditional country kitchen where you'll work alongside the chef to create a series of delicious Le Marche specialties.
During class you'll find out more about how locals cook with both black and white truffles and learn how to make the best of these precious tubers.
Get ready to knead and roll as you create a batch of handmade pasta, which will then be served with pungent shavings of truffle. Cook up a fabulous meat dish that will perfectly complement the wines you'll sample during your wine tasting and sit back and enjoy the scents and flavors of traditional Cucina Marchigiana.
The Delaware History Museum an art-deco building with #interactive exhibits on Delaware history.
Planning Your Trip assumes uniquely local dimensions wherever you go; the activities that you, the visitor – local, or global – select and irrespective of the length of your stay, are unique of the community you are visiting and rooted into the local economy, history and traditions.
Padua is an ancient and distinguished art city. Its history is documented by monuments and artworks of unquestioned value. The XIV Century Scrovegni Chapel with its world famous Giotto frescoes, the Basilica of Sant’Antonio and Prato della Valle, one of the biggest squares of all Europe with its 88.620 square meters. Giotto’s are not the only frescoes in town, art lovers can admire much more in the churches and art galleries.
Dubrovnik is one of the most attractive destinations in the Mediterranean. A visit to the old town includes: the Cathedral, Orlando’s Column – the symbol of freedom and independence of Dubrovnik, Sponza palace, the Dominican monastery, Rector’s palace, a Franciscan monastery with the old pharmacy - established by the monks in 1317, the first in Europe. Lots of places for quiet walks and, nearby, Dubrovnik's famed beaches.
The ultimate travel and education experience. discover the rich historic heritage and the eco-sustainability of the Potomac River Valley, Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties, Maryland, Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Any of the main roads from the eastern, western or southern Istrian coast will take you to Pazin in the center of the Istrian peninsula. The Kaštel fortification above the Pazin-Pisinočica River, a natural phenomenon and a beautiful example of the evolution of karst hydrography. Today it is home to the Ethnographic Museum of Istria and the Pazin City Museum.
Roč is an active cultural center along with Hum - the smallest town in the world. Between the two small towns there is a unique memorial complex dedicated to the old Croatian Glagolitic alphabet and culture. Hiking trails take you from picturesque medieval architecture over the slopes to the Cicarija plateau and the largest Istrian mountain and nature park of nature; Učka is one of the last European localities where bird lovers will be rewarded with sights of the griffon vulture or the golden eagle.
All the ingredients that visitors to Italy look for can be found here: pristine beaches, a national park under Unesco’s protection, coastal and inland panoramas and a superb culinary tradition. Coastal, hilly, and mountainous landscapes follow each other, showing vestiges of man`s ancient presence; Greek colonizers landed in the 7th century BC and founded Poseidonia (the Roman Paestum). Of major interest:
Paestum is surrounded by well kept 5 Km long Roman walls and includes three famous and imposing VI and V century BC Doric temples, the Archeological Museum and The Diver fresco.
Velia was founded circa 540 BC. Archeological excavations have gradually unveiled the remains of this town, the amphitheater and the Porta Rosa (Pink Door).
Cilento Coast if you can spare an extra day, your boat can take you further down the Cilento coast with stops along the way at quaint fishing villages in the company of a breathtaking coastline, all the way down to Palinuro, named after Ulysses’ helmsman on the voyage back to Ithaca.
A Guided Tour of Venice Half-day walking tour and discover of the most famous sights including St Mark’s Square, St Mark’s Basilica with its terrace, Rialto Bridge, the Dodge’s Palace and Ponte dei Sospiri. Time to relax, shop and enjoy the typical “Spritz” with “Cicheti” in a local venetian “Cicchetteria”.
Venetian Cooking Class & Wine Tasting Our expert cook will teach you how to prepare the local dishes and entertain you by analyzing the intriguing fragrances, the exotic origins of some ingredients, the cooking processes as well as answer your questions about the products being used. Classes are held in a Palazzo apartment in Venice or in a Liberty Villa at the Lido beach, a fascinating bathing resort with tall trees and gardens traversed by several canals.
Craft Breweries have gained significant popularity in recent years, due to a receptive craft-brewing culture. Also, water from the Brandywine Valley is:
chlorine and fluoride free, andabundant with minerals that leave the beer with a refreshing taste.
Following the Colonial tradition, the beer is un-pasteurized and unfiltered with four ingredients: water, whole flour hops, grains, and cultured brewer yeast. It is also canned sustainably with recyclable aluminum.
Delaware Wine Trail The local climate benefits from the moderating effects of Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Inland, the state becomes quite rural and agriculturally based, particularly in the south. Grape-growing and wine production consists of three wineries, with adjacent vineyards growing Merlot, Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Development and conservancy expertise have placed the Brandywine Valley communities in the forefront of responsible land use, open space preservation and water protection with a focus on integrating conservation with economic development through land stewardship and local government assistance programs working with individuals, state, county and municipal governments and private organizations to permanently protect and conserve natural, cultural and scenic resources.
Veneto region food and wine itineraries and cooking classes with local products
When natural products are put together to create a dish, the choice of ingredients and the way they are combined, cooked, and eaten all depend on your identity, your past, your lifestyle, and your social status.
Our cooking classes will introduce you to the cuisine and flavors of Venice and its territory by explaining how these local dishes developed and changed over the centuries, and will demonstrate why we are still so enthusiastic about them today! You'll discover that history, experienced through the five senses, can embody the true spirit of the Lagoon, and the land, and become a lasting life experience.
Naples is a city of swaggering palaces and stupendous churches, of cacophonous street life and infectious vitality. Its museums display some of the finest art and antiquities to be found in Italy, and major architectural and archaeological sites are located nearby. It is also a place that grows on you and surprises you; behind the front door of a seemingly normal building you will find well tended gardens and timeless works of art.