Pass the Peacock in Treviso

Thanksgiving is less than a week away and that got me to thinking about another bird that has been part of traditional celebratory meals - the peacock. One day when I was reading my hometown newspaper I came across the reader's Q & A Section where someone asked the unlikely question "Does Anyone Know if … Continue reading Pass the Peacock in Treviso


Tourist vs Traveler

The age of the tourist is over. Anthony Bourdain's now infamous challenge to "be a traveler not a tourist" resonates with a new generation of travelers who want to remove the word "vacant" from vacation. Time and money well spent on a trip requires it to be more than a "show and tell" tour. Travelers look for the backstory,walking … Continue reading Tourist vs Traveler