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Top 5 things to do in Venice

Top 5 things to do in Venice

Going to Venice? Here a classic shortlist of the top 5 things to do. 1. Going to Burano Burano is one of the many islands around Venice, and together...
Five Cities to visit near Venice

Five Cities to visit near Venice

Venice, in fact, takes 2-3 days to visit, and it would be a pity to miss on the opportunity of seeing nearby gems. All the cities we’re going to...
How to read an Italian restaurant menu

How to read an Italian restaurant menu

It’s quite difficult to read an Italian restaurant menu, there are lots of sections, few pictures (at least in the good restaurants) and a lot of...
Cheeses from Veneto

The wide cheese selection from Veneto

Italian food in general has thousands of amazing cheeses, made with as many different techniques matured during decades or centuries of local...
Venice quotes and proverbs

Venice quotes and proverbs

The beauty of Venice, its uniqueness and its peculiar tradition are often depicted in famous quotes or ancient proverbs (Italian and not). We’re...
A Venice Icon: everything you need to know about Spritz

A Venice Icon: everything you need to know about Spritz

The hot season is here and I wanted to grab the opportunity of talking again about the famous Spritz. First of all, its origins. As you may already...

What NOT to do in Venice

Venice is not only a third class theater for tourists, it’s a real city with real inhabitants and a thousand year strong culture. Going to Venice and...
5 Amazing places to see near Venice

Some Amazing places to see near Venice

Italy is not about its 4-5 most popular cities, but about the hundreds of little towns on hills, sea, and mountains. There are almost no distances...
Funny Venice: differences with other cities

Funny Venice: differences with other cities

Everybody knows that in Venice there are no cars, and in order to move you need to go by food or take the “Vaporetto” which is like a bus, on water...
Venice Mysteries: Ca’Dario the house that kills

Venice Mysteries: Ca’Dario the house that kills

Have you ever dreamed about buying a house in Venice, maybe on the Canal Grande? Well there is 500 years old palace right there, that is often on...