Tips and Articles for Venice

Martin Morrell

The city of Venice is considering building a four-foot glass wall to protect the historic St. Mark’s basilica from future flooding.The plan, which ... Read More

When you think of a Spritz, Aperol might be the first aperitivo that comes to mind. And while we’ve had our fair share of the bright red liqueur, there... Read More

After massive flooding through Venice's beloved St. Mark’s Basilica, it is believed that the iconic site suffered at least $5.5 million in damages... Read More

If you want to see the Colosseum in Rome, you better get in line, as the Italian landmark was just named the most popular tourist attraction on... Read More

Bridges aren’t usually the first thing you think of when choosing where to go on vacation, but these often-overlooked passageways can be architectural... Read More

On Sunday, two to three thousand Venetians protested cruise ships and corruption in the beloved city as intense flooding continues to... Read More

When I heard that Mayor Luigi Brugnaro declared a state of emergency after the historic high tides in Venice last week, my first reaction was, “I have... Read More

Venice's "acqua alta" has turned into a fatal event as the breathtaking city will declare a state of emergency to access funds for relief. “We... Read More

 Locals and tourists of Venice alike have recently found themselves searching for higher ground on a regular basis as the "acqua alta" or high... Read More

A tourist in Venice faces kidnapping charges after holding a currency exchange worker hostage over rates he considered unfair.The 46-year-old Israeli... Read More

The rise in plant-based eating has inevitably led to more demand for vegan food tours around the world. From 2014 to 2017, the United States alone saw a... Read More

Two tourists in Venice were arrested and fined for skinny-dipping in the canals.Police boats rushed to the waters near the Piazza San Marco on Monday... Read More

The Italian government has had it with cruise ships. On Wednesday, officials announced they will start rerouting the massive boats away from the... Read More

The romance of Venice, which comprises 118 islands, more than makes up for the occasional nuisance of the flooding that results from rising tides. ... Read More

When you just can’t decide where to spend your summer vacation — whether it’s a family trip, couples getaway, group of friends, or solo — a cruise might... Read More

We’re used to paying admission fees to enter tourist attractions and amusement parks, but paying to enter a city is a new concept to most. After seeing... Read More

A Room with a ViewMy husband, Gary, and I have been to Venice many times and have stayed in properties all over the city, from cheap B&Bs to high... Read More

Visiting Italy is a bit like discovering the discography of a prolific musician. You’ve got to check out the greatest hits before you can delve into the... Read More

You can spend 99 years in Venice without ever having to deal with tourists.Last year, Venetian mayor Luigi Brugnaro announced a radical plan to fund... Read More

Locals and tourists in Venice will have to look for some other means of getting around the city now that a new regulation will ban certain types of... Read More

Get yourself a lover that’ll satisfy your carb cravings, am I right?About a week after Serena Williams competed in a Wimbledon final showdown (she lost... Read More

In Venice, the sidewalks almost feel like an afterthought — narrow and winding, leading even skilled navigators in frustrating loops. To travel by water... Read More

Venice. It's the Queen of the Adriatic, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and so popular with tourists that the city has considered imposing a limit.In fact... Read More

A major weather system, known as the “Beast from the East,” that has affected most of Europe has blanketed many Italian cities with their first snowfall... Read More

This article originally appeared on The mayor of Venice has pledged to intervene in a "shameful episode" in which four tourists... Read More

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