When the Mist Rolls into Venice

When the Mist Rolls into Venice

I love going for a stroll in the early hours of the morning when the city is misty. The white blanket illuminating the Grand Canal in a soft hazy light, it makes it feel as if you are in a real-life fairytale, adding an otherworldly charm to an already stunning city. The gondola oarsmen push slowly down the canals until the mist engulfs them and they disappear. Winter is romantic in Venice.

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Between meals in Venice

Between meals in Venice

In Italy, it's always time to eat and drink. So much so they have their own weird drink sizes, in case you only want a tiny glass of wine. While you're drinking, you're going to want to nibble on something. Let's go through these adult beverage sizes and morsels and the best places to find them so you can navigate the Canal city with joy.

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Castello - The True Neighborhood of Venice

Castello - The True Neighborhood of Venice

Despite its labyrinth like design and lack of any motorized transport on land, there are few parts of Venice where you feel that you’ve stumbled into a city that exists for the locals. Where most of Venice has a tourist shop on every corner, the neighborhood of Castello feels worlds apart.

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I went to Carnivale by accident

I couldn’t contain my excitement when I reached Venice. I felt like a school boy in a candy shop, skipping along the canals in wonderment at the floating city. It is so surreal that I need to remind myself that it in’t an amusement park, it is a vibrant living breathing city, and it is incredibly photogenic. 

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