Tag archive for ‘Venice’
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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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, March 21st, 2017
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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 Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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The Gondola: Part 1

Mario Matassa reveals the inside story on the gondola as he visits the workshops and discovers a tale of tradition, craftsmanship and politics… It’s as Italian as spaghetti al pomodoro. It’s an icon of our More...

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

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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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 Monday, September 12th, 2016
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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
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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
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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...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 11th, 2016
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5 Piazzas you just have to visit

Piazzas hold a special place at the heart of Italian life and Italy boasts some stunning examples. With so many it’s tricky to choose one, but we’ve narrowed down five favourites… 1. Piazza san Marco, Venice Famously More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Recipes from Venice – Part 1

The legendary cuisine of La Serenisima deserves close attention, so join Mario Matassa as he unpicks the flavours and feeling behind Venetian cooking… Venice hardly needs an introduction. One of the most More...