Venice, Italy, hands down. There are no cars, so it’s made for walking down those narrow streets. So much to find around each corner — restaurants, art, antiques, etc. So much talent to see busking: My favorite was a group of actors/singers enticing onlookers to an opera that same evening.
A large antique copper pot for a friend. I found it outside of London, and it was my one carry-on item (purse tucked inside).
OMG! It would have to be a paper store in Florence near the Borghese Palace Art Hotel. I absolutely love paper, so I seek out these stores wherever I go in the world. That said, I could also live in Elle Lokko in Accra, Ghana. I want everything in that store. It’s beautifully curated with creative souls in Ghana.
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Carla Hall is an accomplished television personality, author, and trained chef who has worked in several professional restaurant kitchens in and around the Washington, D.C., area.