Category Archives: Cannaregio

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    How to not look like a tourist in Venice

    Every year more that 24 million tourists arrive in Venice. That isn’t a few. And if you don’t want to feel like your part of the masses, there are certainly some tricks to adopt to not seem like a tourist in Venice (apart from booking a nice apartment in Venice instead of an anonymous hotel) and enjoy the satisfying and memorable “slow” vacation.  Continue reading

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    The best traditional Venetian dishes

    You can say a lot about Venetians, but you can’t say that don’t love to eat and drink well. They may not be gourmand recipes – in fact often the ingredients are of a poor nature – but the satisfaction in tasting the most exquisite traditional Venetian plates is guaranteed. We’ve seen how to choose the best restaurants in Venice and some of the best cicchetti, so here then are couple suggestions in ordering the best meals in restaurants, especially if you want to experience the city’s culinary atmosphere.  Continue reading

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    Top 10 Best Venetian cicchetti (and where to eat them)

    Where to eat in Venice? But most importantly, what to eat? These are frequently asked questions, so don’t worry. There are those who love to immerse themselves in the traditional cuisine, those who look for a more international cuisine, those who prefer full course meals in elegant restaurants, and well those who don’t have the time to sit down because the city is too beautiful and deserves exploring in depth. If it is your habit to eat something quick, but savory, that is both traditional and made with territorial ingredients, bacari (typical Venetian bars) and cicchetti (venetian snacks) are just for you. Here are some suggestions on where to taste a few Venetian delicacies.

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    How to Visit Venice stress free

    How beautiful is Venice? Well, a lot, no doubt. You have to visit it at least once in your life. And the time that you do, it shouldn’t be stressful it should be a perfect vacation in a unique reality. The first step to doing so is to think of the city as a living entity, and not just an open museum.  Continue reading

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    Strada Nova: for Rialto go straight

    In Venice there are no streets, like there are no vias, and no piazzas. Well actually, the city on water doesn’t let contradiction stop it, with each rule there is one exception. The lagoon has by exception one piazza (San Marco), one Via (Garibaldi) and one street, Strada Nova. Continue reading

  • Venice when it rains

    5 things to do in Venice when it rains

    Of course, Venice is a city on water, but finding yourself on a rainy vacation isn’t the best. Fortunately, an island with centuries of history and infinite artistic resources doesn’t shy away from a storm or a couple days of bad weather. So here are some suggestions on what to do when it rains in Venice.

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    How to prepare yourself when visiting Venice

    Here we go. Tickets in hand. Reservations made and expectations high! You are about to visit Venice, I mean its no Detroit (with all respect). If you have already visited, by now you can’t get enough; but if it’s your first time in Venice, here then is a few suggestions to experience your vacation to the max!

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    Venice’s Secret

    Amongst the infinite Italian marvels, there is a small island in the northeast that hides a great secret. Millions of people every year visit it.  Everyone in the world knows of it. Try showing a picture of St. Marks square to a Japanese child or an elderly Brazilian, trust me they will recognize it to be Venice.  Continue reading