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Your Summer Menu

SUMMER SUN Visiting Venice in Summer may have received a bad rap other the last few years. And whilst it…

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Venice with Kids

As a child what do you remember looking for when finding a place to play? Trees, alleyways, hidden doors and…

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The Venetian Language

Venetian Dialect or Venetian Language? First thing to perhaps mention before entering into this discussion, is the fact that the…

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Fish of the Venetian Lagoon

RIALTO MARKET Whilst visiting the bustling Rialto Fish Market, you may well be forgiven for being slightly overwhelmed. Apart from…

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The Days and Ways of Lido

I have to admit to being shamefully disinterested in this part of the world before quite recently. Assuming ignorantly, that it…

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Drogeheria Mascari

Ruga dei Spezieri (Street of the Spice Merchants). Walking through the streets of Venice the names give you an unmistakable…

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The Guidecca

The Guidecca, can be found in the South of Venice, looking lazily out over the South Lagoon. There is something…

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Venice in November

After talking with a few friends recently, it would seem that not everyone shares my thoughts on November in Venice,…

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Venetian Fashion

(photos courtesy of PiedeTerra) The Venetian Fashion has always been something apart from Italian fashion in general. Once again Venice,…

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The bells of Venice

In Venice, time is different. You will notice that people talk about distances in terms of minutes and make plans…

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Cannaregio

Cannaregio is an area that is difficult to define in just a few sentences as there are so many different…

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San Marco

The Sestiere of San Marco is the oldest, most famous, and unfortunately most touristy. For all these reasons it is the…

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The Rowing boats of Venice

The traditional feet of Venetians are those silent wooden vessels that cross the canals and are guided by oar. This is a small introduction to the most common Venetian rowing boats and how to recognise them.

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Dorsoduro

I have always thought of this district as the slightly more light-hearted and childish district, full of many hedonistic pleasures.…

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The Natural light of Venice

Sunlight, although limited in these closing days of winter, is reliable and wonderful. Here are a few thoughts on how you can find and enjoy it in Venice

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Banco Lotto No.10

As you cross the ‘Ponte Dei Greci’, a beautiful bridge in its own right, what you may not realise is that…

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Winter Menu

The beginning of a new year brings with it fresh fruits and vegetables, and our private dinner service menu aims to always reflect this.

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New Years Eve in Venice

All over the World, we celebrate the passing of the old year into the new. Find out exactly what that means in Venice by recognising old traditions, however bizarre, and creating new ones