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
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Gondolas Aground – New Venetian Problem
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.
Celebrating Christmas in Venice
Christmas in Venice, this year is a bit different with the budget problems. There is still joy and merriment. Read our BlogVenice We have moved all our articles about Venice to a new location to share with everyone who loves Venice. You can sign up for notifications when we post on the new site.
Wading to Graduation!
Read our Blog on Graduation Day in Venice, not to be marred by high water, rain or high winds. Click Here for our BlogVenice
Antique Your Stampings – How to Oxidize Metals
Did you ever wonder how jewelry gets that faint, slightly antiqued look? Did you know you can do it yourself.Try this on small piece before you work on your best jewelry.What is Oxidation?It is a chemical reaction where metals is deliberately tarnished or slightly discolored, leaving a patina (finish). It gives the metal that vintage…
Cane Glass Italian Style
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Carnival 2014 WrapUp
Here’s the best and worst of Carnival 2014, (Carnevale Venezia). We’ve put all the pictures together on youtube in a 12minute segment. It’s clear from these pictures that some days were better than others.Watch on YouTube Maltempo & Aqua Alta The weather did not cooperate nor did the high water. You can see from the…
Venice, Come Una Volta
Coma Una Volta! Venice In 1300! If you are lucky enough to be in Venice the last couple of weeks, there are 5 areas of the city which are temporarily returned to the 1300s. It is for a TV film “Marco Polo” produced by the Weinstein Company. Stuntman Ju Kun was scheduled to work the show alongside…
That Cruise Ship Did What???
Cruise Season 2014 Opens in Venice with the arrival of the MSC Preziosa: When cruise season ended in Venice last fall, the city was debating how many ships, what weight ships, and what routes they could take. Protesters dived into the waters to attempt to halt the boats and police were scooping them up and…
Osteria Senza Oste, Tavern without a Tavern Keeper
Osteria Senza Oste but complete with DomatoreIt begins in a small village in the Prosecco district of the Veneto (about 50km from Venice) situated in the very heart of the grape vines which produce the acclaimed Prosecco of Valdobbiadene. Amidst the valleys and hills lined with rows of the grape on a small dirt and…