If you are walking around Venice, and at one point you feel like you should eat something, you are going to have a very wide selection of inns and traditional restaurants to satisfy your taste buds. But if what you are looking for is an experience that is more typical and authentic, then I would suggest letting yourself be tempted by Venice’s stree...

Venice won the Leone d’Oro. The 78th edition of the Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica has been truly special: it managed to overcome the pandemic,  gathering into one embrace the world of international cinema to celebrate together on the laguna. It has also emphasized this is a golden moment for Italian cinema and its ability to stir emo...

Despite the city having celebrated its 1600th anniversary in March, Venice restaurants never get old. The ever-evolving La Serenissima always remains true to its innate mysterious nature –  a foundation that, for better or for worse, never delves too far into the contemporary on countless fronts.  While its streets will remain car-free for centurie...

I wonder: how many people know that Venice has a bridge dedicated to fist fighting,  and that its story lies all in its very name, the Ponte dei Pugni, or the bridge of fists? Forget about the baroque grandeur of Ponte dei Sospiri and don’t let your mind think too much about the fashionable centrality of Rialto bridge: when you look at it, the Pont...

In a city built on the sea, the most important street isn’t a street at all, it’s a Canal. The Grand Canal in Venice is the city’s main artery, a 2-mile, s-shaped curve of water lined with some of Venice’s most important buildings and jam packed with private boats, vaporetto and barges. The palaces, museums and warehouses that line the Grand Canal...

Google is a tool that is now an integral part of the daily life of each of us. Searching for songs, recipes, information and much more on the well-known search engine is a natural action, almost like drinking a glass of water. Among the numerous Google tools there is Destination Insight which is part of Google Travel Insight, useful for monitoring...

Maggie Gyllenhaal may come from a family of filmmakers, yet she never let herself dream about directing until recently. Things changed very quickly and very profoundly for Gyllenhaal when she found herself writing to Elena Ferrante, asking for permission to adapt her 2008 novel “The Lost Daughter.” Ferrante said yes, she could have the rights, but...

The 78th Venice Film Festival opened on Wednesday with the world premiere of Pedro Almodóvar’s “Parallel Mothers,” starring Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit, who strutted down the walled-in red carpet alongside other top talent, and Italy’s president, Sergio Mattarella. Venice has been forced to place a wall-like outer barrier shielding the long catwa...

One of the most famous and appreciated events in Italy is the Regata Storica di Venezia (Venice Historical Regatta). It is an occasion that has involved foreigners and local people alike since ancient times. In fact, the first evidence regarding the existence of this competition date back to the XIII century and refer to Festa delle Marie. However,...

Want to live la dolce vita on your honeymoon? Head to one of the most romantic destinations in the world: Italy. From relaxing seaside resorts to glamorous metropolitan cities, the European country that gave us pizza, pasta and so much more offers something for every kind of traveler.  “In Italy, you can have a really varied itinerary, and travelin...