Every day in Venice is a new adventure. Early morning walks before the tourist arrive are the best. I met Massimo one morning and discovered his wonderful project, along with others to teach disadvantaged youth skills and support fair trade. The gondola, a symbol of Venice, is also a symbol of a future for these…
The history of Ca’Rezzonico has recorded several famous residents in the beautiful palazzo along the Grand Canal. It was home Robert Browning, Cole Porter rented it and now it has new occupants, abandoned by their owners, but taken in.
Venice has battled the plague more than once in it’s history. Arriving on the boats in the harbor of Venice, the merchants brought disease which killed large numbers of the population. Today’s plague and pestilence is a different kind, the abusive, illegal vendors who badger the tourist selling bags, selfi sticks, toys and feed for…
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Read our BlogVenice and learn about how to get to Venice from the airport, buy your boat passes, what’s going on and more. It promises to be a big year for tourist with some 20-30 million visitors, many coming to Italy for Expo2015 and then heading to Venice. There will be a record number of cruise ships…
Venice had many reason to celebrate, not the least of which was that the Allies did not damage any buildings in Venice. Lead by RAF Captain Westlake, the precision strike was successful. Tribute is paid to the Italian Resistance who were so essential in the success. Read full blog!
We’ve been doing this since 1993, and over the time, we’ve learned how the Venetians and Muranese work, adapted to their lifestyle and gradually found the best of the best who work with us as partners in developing new products. Enjoy a little of our story, Read our Blog
This CNN special features Bill Weir as takes all of us armchair tourist on a trip to those special places in the world – before we destroy them. His camera crew gives you a spectacular view of Venice, Tops on my Wonder List.Read Our Blog
The theme for Carnevale 2015 is all about the Food and Drink. Saturday night the parade down the Rio Cannaregio Canal bought thousands to watch this spectacular show. The fun continues until the close on 17 February. Read More: Follow our Blog
Venice goes from one extreme to another, from wading in San Marco to Gondola stuck in the mud and vaporetto stops closed. Click on the picture to read our blog and see the pictures.