Among others famous Venetians, Marco Polo best describes the very heart of Venice sharing its merchant and cultural history. Continue reading “MARCO POLO”
Venice is always a good choice, but even more for New Year’s Eve.
Despite the cold, humid weather, and the danger of high water, Venice can offer much during this period of the year: good food, nice parties, fireworks and arts. Continue reading “New Year’s Eve 2019/2020 in Venice”
It was natural to choose Venice this summer, as my husband and I were looking for a short holiday. Actually, I bought tickets to Milano Bergamo Airoport before we even started to plan anything. So, after buying plane tickets, we googled how far the airport is from the centre of Milan and we were surprised — actually, the airport is situated right between the cities of Milan and Venice. That’s why we decided to visit Venice! We had four full days in Venice as we booked in advance a train in the early morning, to be sure that we could spend most of the time in Venice. Four days are not that much, but definitely enough to catch the feel of a city and see some highlights (don’t plan too much, Venice is a place to return again and again!).
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”
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.”