Buone vacanze!


August in Italy is vacation season. At the moment, the news reports are full of exactly how many Italians have taken to the road, trains, or planes to spend their annual vacation in or outside of Italy. The August holiday peaks around the 15 August, which is the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, otherwise known as ferragosto or ‘the August holiday’.

So, I am joining my compatriots and jetting off for two weeks in the sun in Spain. Not that I’ll be leaving behind any bad weather, because August in Italy is also hot, with temperatures pushing 30 degrees celsius (86 fahrenheit). Be prepared for some Chestnuts and Truffles on holiday posts however concentrating on the wonderful Spanish and Catalan cuisine that I am going to experience.

In the autumn I will be starting a new series of video blogs to accompany the blog on my Youtube channel. If you are not a subscriber already please click on the Youtube icon on the top right of this page to do so. As a teaser for the new series I have uploaded a short video about Venice, which will feature in my first post (liked to above). Check it out and click like if you do.

So, until the next time, buone vacanze or have a nice vacation!

5 thoughts on “Buone vacanze!”

  1. Buona vacanza, Luca!
    I just subscribed to the YouTube channel.
    Your cat looks like mine.
    Hope to see you in Venice in March!
    Michelle and Diavolo (who will be staying home…he’s a very poor traveler)

    1. Luca Marchiori

      Thank you! I got your mail but haven’t replied yet. Excellent news! Will definitely see you. So glad things are going well and will reply soon!

  2. I hope you enjoyed it! My son has just visited Venice and the lakes and enjoyed some wonderful food along the way. Looking forward to your video blogs.

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