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...

Ladies Living Venice, in Oxford and on the Thames

Po di Donne Thames 2

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)

VeneziaUnica Composer

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.

Sirens announce “code red” high tide.

Tricks only this Halloween in Venice. The 140 cm tide is acqua molto alta—very high—and the 35kph winds and accompanying rains keep treaters and everyone else holed up this All Saints’ Eve.