Walking through Venice, one of the first things you will notice is the Lion of Saint Mark. It is everywhere: in the flags, on statues and decorations etc.
Believe us, it is not a simple votive decoration, it is much more! Here we explain its long tradition and interesting history. Continue reading “FLAG OF VENICE – LION OF SAINT MARK”
The Doge’s Palace (Italian: Palazzo Ducale) was the residence of the Doge, the supreme political authority of the former Republic of Venice.
The Palace hosted the political institutions of the Republic of Venice until the fall of the Republic, after Napoleon invasion of the city in 1797. Continue reading “DOGE’S PALACE”
Dear friends welcome back to our blog,
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”
TEXT AND PICS BY HANYA K. BRUNER
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”
Recently, I was thinking to last year Redentore (here you find the post) and I noticed we had not written anything about Giudecca; the wonderful island hosting us that day.
Continue reading “GIUDECCA: A RELAXING ISLAND”
by Jack Mawby – Instagram page @jack_mawby.
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.
Continue reading “VENICE IS A MUST”
by TAT TALES
If you’re like me when you travel you look for and wait for that moment, that transcendent moment where time stands still – where you’ve become enchanted by your visit. Continue reading “VENICE CHANGES YOU. VENICE IS CRUEL.”
The ultimate fast guide to Venice finally here!! Everything you need to know if you are planning to visit Venice…and much more!!
1. Venice in 5 words?
Love, magic, charm, adventure and discovery.
Continue reading “OUR FAST GUIDE TO VENICE”
Sometime water covers the city of Venice, creating the famous phenomenon called “Acqua Alta” or “high water”.
During Acqua Alta episodes, water floods the city covering streets and making it difficult to walk around. Continue reading “ACQUA ALTA OR HIGH WATER”
Here, we explain what is Redentore.
Redentore is something you really can’t miss, it’s just natural to say:
“Hey, what are you doing this weekend?”
“Redentore of course!” or “Stay calm, it’s Redentore!” Continue reading “REDENTORE 2017 What an experience!!”