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Hey! Today in Venice follow the J-Hello flower smell and the J-Hello signs

International Women’s Day! Auguri a tutte le Donne! Venezia is a labyrinth, alleys (calli, plural for calle) and narrower alleys (callette, plural for calletta), little squares called campos, even more little squares (campiellos). Just one street (Via Garibaldi), just one Piazza (St. Mark’s Square). Even place names can be confusing at times, especially for those who don’t…

I’ll have… a Gondola appetizer please – Antipasto di Gondola

This article is not about how to have your gondola ride for as little as 2 euros. And it is not even going to reveal you where gondolas are entirely hand-made in just a very few squeri (shipyards) still traditionally operating in Venice nowadays. For the main course you have to wait for our next articles, this is just…

If you miss your fast train, go with slow food

Ok, Italian trains are likely to be late. However, if it is you this time – and don’t blame yourself because Venice is a magnetic maze – make the most of your time left in the floating city.  The easiest option is people watching from the train station steps: the whole world will be walking…