Venice

Tips and Articles in Venice

Santiago Calatrava has made a name for himself as the go-to guy for bridges, having completed 29 of them in 13 countries over the past two decades. This fall, Calatrava’s Quarto Ponte sul Canal Grande is finally being unveiled in Venice after nine...
Q. My fiancé and I are planning to spend our honeymoon in Venice. We want romance, but where to stay? —U.C., Greensburg, Pa. A. Just about any hotel in La Serenissima will have its share of romance, especially if you're within view of a canal. ...
Q: My family and I are looking for an affordable hotel near Piazza San Marco in Venice. Any recommendations? —Stephen Brody, Morton Grove, Ill. A: The intimate B&B S. Marco is a five-minute walk from the Piazza San Marco in the city’s Castello n...
Secluded Scottish Castle By Shane Mitchell Any faraway land gets my blood pumping, but if I desire the pleasure of my husband’s company, the choice narrows to the bonny realm of haggis and heather. Nothing in life gives Bronson, who claims Scott...
Art Europe London "Hogarth" at Tate Britain (through Apr. 29). This wide-ranging retrospective, the most comprehensive devoted to the 18th-century British satirist and moralist William Hogarth in 30 years, includes portraits, conversation piece...
Three Square Café + Bakery This Bavaria-inspired restaurant has the weekend brunch crowd hooked on pretzel burgers, German apple pancakes with crème fraîche, and elderflower Prosecco. The Otheroom The West Coast outpost of an intimate New...
Edited by Niloufar Motamed; Reported by Colin Barraclough, Aric Chen, Florence Fabricant, Amy Farley, Mark Graham, Jaime Gross Darrell Hartman, Sarah Kantrowitz, Xander Kaplan, David A. Keeps, Peter Jon Lindberg, Ralph Martin, Connie McCabe, Shan...
Paris's loss is Venice's gain. After French bureaucracy stymied luxury-goods magnate François Pinault's plan to build a museum in the French capital for his collection of contemporary art, Pinault decamped to the Grand Canal's Palazzo Gras...
What do Paris, Venice, San Francisco, Rome, Florence, Vienna, Barcelona, Buenos Aires, New York, and Sydney have in common?They're made for love. Watch palazzi drift by from a gondola, try a tango in a steamy Argentinean dance hall, or view a bus...
Now that iPods are indispensable to travelers, bulky guidebooks are becoming a thing of the past. From downloadable audio tours to free, travel-themed podcasts (episodic feeds produced by DIY narrators), the newest way to embrace an exotic...
Mexico Cooking Classes Explore local markets in Mérida with a chef and pick up the ingredients for sopa lima (lime soup), and panuchos and salbutes (regional tacos). International Kitchen; six nights from $2,745 per person. France Perfume Scho...