Happy St Mark’s Day

Happy St Mark’s Day! In Italian: Festa di San Marco, also known as the rosebud festival (Venetian: festa del bòcolo), is a festival in Venice held on 25 April celebrating Venice’s patron saint, Saint Mark. On this day, men traditionally give a single rosebud to the women they love. According to legend, the tradition originated in […]

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Where you can find me online

My love for traveling to islands amounts to a pathological condition known as nesomania, an obsession with islands. This craze seems reasonable to me, because islands are small self-contained worlds that can help us understand larger ones. Paul Theroux   If you are interested in exploring Venice and its sestieri (six districts), you can find […]

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Carnival Special

If you enjoy Carnival & masks, here’s a list of things to do in Venice during Carnival time (23rd January – 9th February): Masquerade Balls (they are quite expensive, you need to follow a dress code according to the party’s theme), depending on your preferences, more info here. A Daily Programme with the list of all […]

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