Travel Design Discoveries – Venice Part 2

Design Palette of Venice

How do we take the travel discoveries from our “Visual Journeys” and translate them into our home through design?  This month, my blog has discovered the many facets of Venice, so let’s interpret our travel journey of Venice into your home through my 3 levels of design. For those of you new to my site, […]

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Quote of the Month

Travel Quote of the Month
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Venice – The Disappearance

Flooding in Venice

http://Simone Padovani/Awakening/Getty   In my last post, with my travels to Venice, I mentioned the fact that the island is sinking. I just heard a very descriptive podcast on National Public Radio that gives you a grim look at the disappearing city. My heart is heavy for the Venetian people and all the architecture, art […]

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Recipe of the Month – Italy

ruth-salad

Meet my blogging friend/chef Roz, https://www.italianbellavita.com/ who has a wonderful website with recipes from Italy. She has been so kind to allow me to share her wonderful website and her amazing culinary delights. Attached please find a superb copped salad recipe.  To get yourself in the mood to travel to Italy, experience this dish prior to […]

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Venice- You Have to Go….

Venice

As a travel blogger you spend hours upon hours thinking of ways to articulate your travel discoveries.  For me, Venice just fills my head with so much excitement and wonder that I find myself at odds at how to take just a few emotions and translate them to the page.  So here goes…. Getting off […]

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Travel Inspirations

Travel Insprirations

Enjoy this Travel Vlog…. Just hit the READ MORE button…….. (I did not take these photos and take no credit for them) Photo credit Miles Clark

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Quote of the Month

Corfu

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”  St. Augustine

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5 Top Travel Tips with Pets

Traveling-with-Pets

Prior to your trip make sure that your hotel or vacation rental allows pets. This may seem obvious, but you don’t want to be wasting time looking for a kennel during your precious vacation. Make sure you have included your pet’s veterinarian information and bring along any medications. Provide daily food for your dog and […]

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From Travel to Design – Salzburg, Austria Part 2

Salzburg-Color-Palette

After our travels to Salzburg, it’s now time to translate that visual journey to our home design. Notice the various colors in our travel/design palette.  There are many colors represented here but all are “toned’ down, note the pinks and yellows are not too bright but the greens seem to stand out. Gold is a […]

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Recipe for the Month – Sacher Torte – Austrian

Sacher-Hotel-Torte

Why not try your hand at making the Original Sacher Torte! Ingredients Cake ¾ cup (170 g) butter; 6 ½ oz (180 g) semi-sweet chocolate; ¾ cup (170 g) sugar; 8 egg yolks; 1 cup (120 g) flour; 10 egg whites, stiffly beaten; 2 tbs. apricot jam; Icing 1 cup (225 g) sugar; ⅓ cup […]

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