Simply Magical …

… CARNIVAL IN VENICE!  with Sentieri Italiani of Chicago Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in the city of masks and mystery. You’ll explore the history, culture and traditions of the Venice Carnival, one of the world’s most famous and colorful festivals. The Carnevale di Venezia dates back to the… Continue reading

Celebrate Carnevale …

… IN TUTTA ITALIA! BY JACK PILIPONIS   Like many countries with strong Catholic/Christian culture and traditions, Italy marks the weeks leading up to Lent with colorful, sensual, food- and drink-filled celebrations. In Italy, it’s called “Carnevale,” derived from Latin “carnem levare” — take the meats; in ancient times that… Continue reading