American travelers to Europe sometimes cannot figure out how to eat snacks and light meals. Many lower cost hotels provide no means of storing perishable food items like cheese, meats, milk, etc. Obviously they want you to eat in their restaurants, which can be pretty lousy and touristy. So what did I do on a Venice visit for New Years celebration a few years ago? And how could I preserve some excellent local sandwiches for a long train ride the next day?
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