Tag Archives: Secrets

  • The Real Artistic Murano Glass

    Don’t trust the copies: Murano Glass is unique and easily recognizable. But let’s start from the beginning. During your Venetian vacation it is natural to desire a characteristic souvenir that is able to evoke many amazing memories from your unforgettable trip. There are many objects that can do the trick, but you are looking for the product that is certified Artistic Murano Glass. Continue reading

  • What isn’t said about Venice

    Everything has been said about Venice. More than enough. But oftentimes, it’s usually about the same things repeated over and over. Just like the usual pictures of the city on water, even though they may differ only a little they are still beautiful no matter how “post card” they may appear. Nonetheless there is a hidden angle to be discovered in Venice that will take your breath away. Continue reading

  • Discovering the “stumbling stone” in Venice

    For those who choose to visit Venice, it is a city that offers many opportunities to decipher its ways. Every angle, every palace, church, alley, or campiello holds history (some more than just one story) The fascinating city on water seems to never grow tired. Nonetheless  “recent” history, one that is nothing near romantic –but quite the opposite- is still very important to remember and is hidden within this city. Continue reading

  • Why sleep in Venice when visiting the city

    It seems obvious. When you decide to visit one of the most unique cities in the world as Venice, it would seem necessary to spend at least a couple nights on the island. If you choose to sojourn in an apartment or find other solutions, the best way to apprehend the cities magical atmosphere would be to live it 24-7,seizing its many facades and infinite hues.  Continue reading

  • Homo Faber in Venice

    Homo Faber is an inspiring exhibition of European craftsmanship, an international cultural event to showcase fine contemporary, traditional and rare craftsmanship and its link to the world of creativity and design. Encounter master artisans and discover their multifaceted know-how through live demonstrations as well as the latest virtual reality technology. Continue reading

  • Venice: Traditional Feasts in August and September

    If you want to celebrate like the locals do, be sure to take part to these traditional festivals in your summer visit to Venice.
    Featuring something for everyone, in an almost country atmosphere – whether you’re into stories, music, theatre, video, cinema, food, charity and lotteries, religious functions, regattas, activities for children –  here’s our month-by-month guide to some of the best experiences coming in the summer to live the city’s water soul, like Venetians do. Continue reading

  • Venice and the Music at the Squero’s Auditorium

    There is a magical place in Venice, where the water and the music meet, where traditions of the past and present meld in a sublime and poetic way: The auditorium at the Squero on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore. To witness a concert in the open spaces is an experience that you won’t easily forget, especially for those who love to uncover new perspectives and unconventional sights. Continue reading

  • The Boardwalk that leads to the unknown

    Amongst the many ways to discover Venice- or at least the real Venice, apart from the way we are used to seeing it through the usual  “postcard” image- there is a vagabond way, a way without any precise itinerary, a way to search hidden places and out of the ordinary ways with little yet big unique features. Continue reading

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    The New Royal Gardens of Venice

    Just when you think you’ve heard and seen all there is to see in Venice, some new detail will emerge, a magical moment, another marvelous unexpected piece to the puzzle is ready to reveal once more the beauty the city has to offer. This time it’s the Royal Gardens in San Marco, a small botanical paradise that will see new light in the second part of 2018 and will finally become, after years of degradation, one of the most beautiful gardens in Venice. Continue reading