Tag Archives: Venice

The Calli, Campi and Canali of Cannaregio, Venice

Can you belong somewhere you’ve never actually lived? Especially a place that’s engulfed by millions of tourists every year? I don’t know the answer, but I hope it can be ‘yes’. Although, sadly, I’m not sure the few remaining true … Continue reading

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Thunderstorms & Rainbows in Venice

My favourite place in the World? That’s easy… Venice. Of course, if you spend a lot of time in a place – even one as magical as Venice, like I’m fortunate to have done – you’re going to have to … Continue reading

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Secret Itineraries Tour, Doge’s Palace, Venice

Of all the cities I’ve ever been, Venice is my absolute favourite. Each time I go, I visit my favourite haunts, of course. But I also try to discover and experience as many new aspects of the city as possible, … Continue reading

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The Irresistible Lure of Venice

There’s something about Venice I just can’t get enough of. It keeps pulling me back. Sometimes literally, sometimes through my blog posts. Some people describe Venice as smelly and overcrowded, but I frankly don’t get it. Surely, the same can … Continue reading

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Venetian Greengrocers

Of all the cities I’ve been fortunate enough to visit, there’s no secret that Venice is by far my favourite. It’s a place like no other, and with so much to see and do. I could host a blog devoted … Continue reading

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Venice’s Grand Canal by Vaporetto

The Grand Canal is main waterway in Venice, and as old as the settlement itself. It snakes through the heart of this unique city, its sides lined with buildings that chronicle Venice’s economic and social history. Many of these buildings … Continue reading

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The New Prisons of the Doge’s Palace, Venice

The Bridge of Sighs is one of the most infamous landmarks in Venice. It links the opulent grandeur of the Doge’s Palace to the arched, minimalist cells of the New Prisons. In fact, the bridge gets its name from the … Continue reading

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