Venice is full of commonplaces: love, gondolas, Rialto and nice sunsets are the most abused stereotypes about this fantastic city. However, as Nancy Kress stated: “A stereotype may be negative or positive, but even positive stereotypes present two problems: They are cliches, and they present a human being as far more simple and uniform than any human being actually is”. Continue reading “FROM VENICE WITH LOVE”
You’ve probably heard it before (it’s not exactly a well-kept secret) Venice is beautiful! From the canals to the canvases, Venice has so much art to behold in its streets as well as in its museums. Here are my tips for visiting Venice and soaking in as much of the visual as you can. Continue reading “VENICE: WHERE EVERYWHERE YOU LOOK IS ART”
I went to Venice for an extended weekend for my brothers 21st Birthday. Myself, my Mum and Dad and my brother and his girlfriend all went out for what we knew was going to be an epic, to say the least, weekend.
Venice is visited every year by millions of tourists. More than six millions people visit Venice every year staying overnight, without counting the many coming from outside everyday.
Can you imagine the impact of this mass of tourists on the historic part of Venice, which is inhabited by only 60 thousands people? It may really tackle its fragile balance. Continue reading “# RESPECT ENJOY VENICE”