Category: Venice

Gelato: A Love Story

Traveling is one of my favorite things; and while, yes, I travel for the eye-opening experiences, the memories, the incredible art & history and the all-around fun of adventure, I, most of all, travel for the food. It won’t be hard to imagine that Italy is my favorite country for all of these things, but …

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Cities We Love: Venice

It’s everywhere. From the signature city canals to the shores of the Adriatic, Venice is a land of aquatic association. Boats and gondolas are the supreme mode of transportation, winding through a labyrinth of waterways that snake under 409 bridges.   By day, the bustle of street merchants and tourists bring the city to life. The history of Venice is integral …

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Travel Inspiration: James Bond’s Greatest Moments in Venice

Today’s dose of travel inspiration comes courtesy of Bond, James Bond. Read More: James Bond’s Greatest Moments: The Daniel Craig Era James Bond is the signature force behind 24 of the most successful commercial movies series ever made. Amazingly, the super spy’s flicks have grossed over $6 billion in ticket sales since the franchise debuted …

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Bask in Venice’s Awe Inspiring Ceiling of Gold

  1000 years of strained necks In 828, Venetian merchants stole St. Mark’s body from Egypt and brought it to the Venice. Venice’s city fathers used the occasion to begin building St. Mark’s cathedral. Today, the cathedral’s 24,000 square foot “ceiling of gold” is one of the principal attractions in Venice. How to go Venture into St. …

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