Tag Archives: Venice

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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Islands of the Venetian Lagoon

It’s hard to believe that yesterday morning I was 7000 kilometres (4300 miles) away, discovering some of the lesser-seen parts of the Doge’s Palace in Venice, and this morning I’m sitting at my computer at home writing my blog as … Continue reading

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Venice’s Secret Garden

This week’s photo themes are Gardens from Where’s My Backpack?, Inside from the Daily Post and Two Colo(u)rs or Hues Only from Cee’s Photography. I’ve decided to keep it really simple and illustrate all three themes with a single photograph: … Continue reading

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