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By Cara Waudby Tolley On Tuesday, July 19th, 2022
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The Grandeur of Venetian Palaces

The best way to see the wealth of sumptuous palaces in Venice is by water, says Sara Scarpa Images by Iain Reid  The Grand Canal, Venice’s main artery, is where the most illustrious Venetian noble families lived More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 4th, 2021
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The new issue of Italia! is out now

Welcome to the new issue of Italia! magazine – the final one for 2021 and the first of 2022… It’s in our DNA to feel a sense of anticipation at this time of year – after all, Christmas is approaching and More...

Exploring Venice
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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Visiting Venice post lockdown

Venetian Sara Scarpa takes a look at the city’s cultural re-emergence after the long Covid-19 lockdown and considers what the future holds… Photos by Sara Scarpa unless otherwise stated Exploring Venice   Stopping More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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Don’t look now: Venice after dark

Even the most familiar places tend to look a little different as night falls… Sara Scarpa bravely steps into the shadows in search of Venice’s spookiest legends. Photos by Iain Reid The maze of narrow alleys, More...

Romantic graffiti
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
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Verona travel guide

Sara Scarpa shares some of the best places to eat and stay in Verona – plus a few of her top things to see and do in the city Photos by Iain Reid What to see & do The Arena The arena (left) with its gigantic More...

Verona view
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
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48 hours in Verona

Our Venice correspondent Sara Scarpa travels west to spend a weekend in Verona, the city of love and opera set in the land of wines   Photos by Iain Reid Historic, romantic Verona is beautiful from every angle   When More...

bacarando in corte dell Orso
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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How to do a foodie tour of Venice

Sara Scarpa shares her tips for taking in Venice’s gastronomic highlights like a local, and finding the very best places to eat and drink in the city… Photos by Iain Reid Antica Ostaria Ruga Rialto In her More...

cicchetti at ai zemei, venice
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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Where to eat in Venice

Sara Scarpa loves the tradition of the Venetian pub crawl, and here she shares some of her favourite venues for great wine and authentic cicchetti… Photos by Iain Reid Antica Osteria Ruga Rialto (left) Located More...

Antica Ostaria Ruga Rialto, Venice
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, July 1st, 2019
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Giro d’ombre: a cicchetti and wine tour of Venice

The Giro d’ombre is the Venetian equivalent of a pub crawl. Needless to say, this being Italy, there is plenty of food to enjoy along the way. Venice native Sara Scarpa is your guide… Photos by Iain Reid A warm More...

Padua Prehistoric baths
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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Five reasons to visit Padua

Lorenza Bacino goes beyond the city’s obvious attractions to discover five things to see and do in Padua that will make any visit extra-special… Photos by Lorenza Bacino unless otherwise stated Padua is More...