The BEST 9 Things to do in Venice, Italy

Are you looking to complete your itinerary of Venice and looking for the Best Things to do in Venice Italy? You have come to the right place, so let's get started: Everyone knows Venice, but how many people really know those 100 islands in Northern Italy's Veneto region built upon the islands of the Adriatic Sea? Venice, also known as Venezia to the Italians, is a

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Exploring Venice: Best Things to do in Venice Italy

If you ask me how I like to travel, I would say “solo.” As a photographer, I find it’s easier to wander alone and take my time to get exactly the right shot. So on my third visit exploring, I found some of the best things to do in Venice, Italy.  I was totally prepared to take in a day at the Carnival of  Venice,

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Venice – Behind the Mask

I’m a collector of masks. On display in my home are over 30 masks carefully carted back as my treasures from visits to faraway lands. So naturally, heading to Venice, I was keen on picking up a few Venice masks to add to my collection. I timed my visit to be there during the last three days of the Carnival of Venice so as to

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Carnival of Venice

Photo by Donnie Sexton Hands down, the most spectacular event I’ve ever witnessed has to be the Carnival of Venice. I didn’t rent a costume or pay to attend any of the masquerade balls, but I had the time of my life wandering this historical city and being utterly bedazzled by the continual parade of costumed people there to celebrate. Photo by

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I dream of Venice, Italy

By Cacinda Maloney "If you read a lot, nothing is as great as you've imagined.  Venice is -- Venice is better."  Fran Lebowitz What do you most want to see or do when you are there? More than anything, I would just love to "be" there.  You know,  "to be" and not "to do"?  The "being" part is the key.  It affects what I am

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Oldest Coffee House in Italy reopens after restoration: Caffe Florian, Venice, Italy

I wouldn't mind going here for a cup of coffee (even though I don't drink coffee!).  Italy's oldest coffee house has opened its doors after restoration to its former glory. Caffe Florian first opened on San Marco Square in Venice in 1720.  The hall is named after influential Venetian figures who are portrayed in the oil paintings. RECOMMENDED READING: Authentic Italian Recipes for the Soul

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