All the water and none of the sand.

There is something about this city that causes us inhabitants to think anything that happens here is somehow interesting. It's all relative, of course; but hopefully you'll find the articles you read here così...

Festival Galuppi stops in at the Scuola San Rocco

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How often do you get to hear Baroque and Gospel selections in one concert…in Italy, in an ambience as brilliant and rich as the music itself? The Festival Galuppi celebrates music of the era in the places frequented by the composer. This year features teh Joy Singers performing ‘Consonanza’ with selections of Galuppi, Monteverdi, Handel, an…

Ladies Living Venice, in Oxford and on the Thames

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A group of women vogatrici from the Remiera Giudecca rowing club, called Un Po di Donne (a few women), organized a vacation abroad, vogando (rowing Venetian style): starting and ending in Oxford, up and down the River Thames.

Buongiorno, VeneziaUnica (addio, VeniceConnected)

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VeneziaUnica is the new portal the offers advance purchase for all passes and services you’ll use while you’re visiting the city. The online portal was activated October 7, 2013, replacing and eventually expanding on other online venues like VeniceConnected, Venicecard, with more likely to shift there in the future. FOR TRAVELERS Just passing through? Use…

Last minute holiday giveaway, til midnight tomorrow!

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Hurry and leave Susan Van Allen a comment about who inspired your love for Italy for a chance to win a heap of wonderful Italy-inspired books.