venice

Life + Style
by Myra Robinson | Mon, 11/25/2019 - 12:55
Visitors to Venice cannot help but wander around admiring the facades of endless palazzi, perhaps wondering what they are like on the inside. The Biennale…
Culture
by Myra Robinson | Tue, 05/22/2018 - 02:42
Like many seasoned travellers to Venice, we were frustrated. Keen to escape the Disneyland that Venice has become, we consulted a map showing islands not…
Food + Wine
by Anna Lebedeva | Wed, 06/07/2017 - 00:39
Venice is notorious for overpriced restaurants, bland tourist menus and poor customer service. The daily crowds of visitors, over 60,000 of them daily,…
Travel
by rebeccawinke | Thu, 03/23/2017 - 07:30
There is nothing more iconic in Venice than the sleek black gondola, steered by the standing gondoliere decked out in his (or, since 2010, her) black and white…
Culture
by Myra Robinson | Thu, 07/07/2016 - 03:53
Mariano Fortuny was a true uomo universale: a painter, photographer, fashion designer, and inventor of stage lighting and the dimmer switch. If you visit his…
Culture
by Myra Robinson | Tue, 02/09/2016 - 03:36
It’s impossible to say how long I have been visiting Venice: 25 years, perhaps. And yet… there’s always something new to discover; some faded campo with pots…
Life + Style
by Myra Robinson | Tue, 11/17/2015 - 02:34
It wasn’t until I was on the train to Venice that I remembered I ought to have checked about floods in La Serenissima, something which is likely in autumn.…
Life + Style
by Myra Robinson | Wed, 09/09/2015 - 06:02
Photo credit: http://www.inexhibit.com/ The 2015 summer season is almost over, and Venice is still packed, as it is every other year, with the usual polluting…
Life + Style
by Georgette Jupe | Fri, 09/04/2015 - 09:26
Culture
by Anonymous (not verified) | Mon, 06/08/2015 - 03:53
By: Emma Leiper of Little Bella Online The high cost of vacationing in Venice has been making waves in the media recently after a tourist submitted a formal…