After looking for George Clooney in Milan, Ryan and Asha hopped on another train to Venice. There, they spent four days exploring the canals, getting lost, and indulging in gelato for the last time on this trip.
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It’s never easy trying to make sense of Venice’s meandering backstreets and dead-end alleys, but who in their right mind would try to follow a map in this famously confusing city? When you make it your mission to visit as many churches as you can squeeze into your five-day Venice itinerary, sometimes you just have […]
There’s not too much glamour in travel these days. Crowded waiting rooms, endless queues, lost luggage, missed flights – it’s no wonder you hear the word ‘cattle’ on your fellow travellers’ lips. There’s one way to glimpse something of travel’s former glory, and that’s by taking an overnight European train journey in a self-contained sleeper. […]
Need some help with your travel itinerary? Why not take inspiration from the world’s rich smorgasbord of festivals, and plan your next vacation around the dates and locations of some of the planet’s most exciting events. To get you started, here’s our top 12 far-flung festivities, one for every month of the year…
Try this with your friends: say the name of a city they’ve been to and most likely they’ll come up with a one-word, sensory delight that sums the place up for them. For example, Lisbon – ‘oh, the fish; Munich – ‘ah, the beer’; Paris – ‘ooh, the croissants’. Well here are a few of […]
If you’ve only got a day to see this jewel of the Adriatic, there are a few ground rules that you need to obey. Firstly, be selective in what you want to see. Don’t try to cover everything. Venice is such a treasure trove that it would be impossible to do it justice in just […]
Escape into the myriad of alleyways in San Marco, explore hidden Venice and glide effortlessly on a gondola down the Grand Canal. Learn the secrets of the construction of this jewel of the Adriatic and the race against time to preserve it and all its splendid magnificence. The Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride starts […]
When you think of Italy it is hard to get beyond images of ancient Romans filing into the Colosseum in its heyday; Michelangelo painting the Sistine Chapel or carving David’s steely thighs. So how can it be that Italy is this year celebrating its 150th birthday?
Niched in the Venetian lagoon, the island of Murano has been the center of glass blowing since 1291. From vases to chandeliers and beads creations, your visit to Murano will have you see art pieces of all colors and shapes! Find out more about glass blowing in Murano in the complete article Glass blowing in […]
***Editor’s Note: The contest is now closed and we have a winner! Congratulations to Berkeley!*** Need a little romance in your life? Enter to win a free pair of tickets for a Private Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade. Deadline is June 15, 2010 – so enter now!