Tag archive for ‘Venice’
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Homes in: City Apartments

Italy has a bounty of jewel-like cities – small-sized, liveable and packed with beautiful buildings. They make excellent places to buy a home, offering easy holidaymaking and superb rental returns, says Fleur More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Venice wants to ban new hotels from being built in the city

In its latest move aimed at cutting down on excessive number of visitors swamping the city each year, Venice’s mayor’s office gave the green light to a ban on new tourist accommodation in the historic More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Love in Venice

For some people, there has only ever been one ‘City of Romance’ Many towns are called the ‘City of Love’ – Rome, Verona and Paris, to name but three. For Sara Scarpa, however, none can match the claims More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Christmas in Venice

Visiting Venice at this time of year will offer you an experience quite unlike the one you would have if you were to join the throngs of tourists in mid-summer.  Local woman Sara Scarpa describes the atmosphere More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, October 31st, 2016

Dare to visit the world’s most haunted location?

It’s Halloween, so it’s time to delve into ghoulish stories, if you dare… Image: The island of Poveglia, the most haunted place in Italy. Photo: Jean-Pierre Dalbéra/Flickr Between Venice and Lido More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, September 29th, 2016

The locals in Venice are fed up with tourists

The famous city and it’s population of 55,000 are ready to go up against the tourists  A huge cruise ship is moving in Venice while a gondolier rows and watches it. When you imagine the Emirates Stadium More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Treasures of Venice

Like Venice itself, the lagoon that surrounds it is steeped in history. But local initiatives are building on the traditions of the past to create an exciting future for this fragile region Venice is a sum of More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 12th, 2016

From Pisa to Palermo – Italia Moments Week 7

It’s that time of year when holidays seem like a distant memory yet some of our readers have been whisking themselves away to a land where summer never seems to end.. Castello Aragonese in Taranto, Puglia. More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 2nd, 2016

San Giorgio – Past Italia!

If you visit Ascoli Piceno in the heart of Le Marche you’ll find a wealth of incredible religious artworks by a Renaissance artist who fell in love with the region This detail of San Giorgio is part of the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Recipes from Venice – Part 2

The most popular soup in Venice is pasta and fagioli (pasta and beans), a hearty combination that warms body and soul during the long rainy season. Risi e bisi (rice and peas) is a simple and yet delicious duo More...