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30 June 2015
We share some insight into the rise and potential fall of authentic Murano glass in Venice.
13 May 2015
Three of our Italy docents explain what we can learn about 16th-century food traditions and habits by looking at the art from that period.
18 January 2015
Arriving in Venice by cruise? We’ve put together a guide on how to make your way into the center from the different terminals in Venice.
11 October 2014
We ask docent and scientist Luca Zaggia for his insight into Venice’s ongoing battle against the effects of mother nature.
16 July 2014
We give you three good reasons not to spend on a gondola ride the next time you are in Venice.
27 March 2014
We’ve rounded up three of our favorite forms of Venetian craftsmanship as a testament to the city’s longstanding status as a center of refined, intricate, 100% handmade work.
25 February 2014
We’ve asked art historian Susan Steer to share the 5 Venetian painters you should know before your next visit to the lagoon.
17 November 2013
Want to win a free family walk in Italy? Learn how to enter our contest and win!
8 July 2013
Need help deciding what to see at Venice’s Biennale? We tell you what’s not to miss.
26 March 2013
Learn the story behind one of Venice’s most popular dishes and then try our recipe.
13 March 2013
Our guide to tipping across our European and Asian cities is full of surprises.
23 November 2012
Art Historian and Venice docent Susan Steer shares with us her favorite buildings in the Serenissima
14 May 2012
Last week I went to Venice and I saw a lot of things. Here are my favorites: 1. In…
18 April 2012
Join us as we discover Venice’s Rialto Market. Here we’ll find delicious food and lots of traditions!
3 March 2012
In keeping with the spirit of our mobility program services, we have put together resource lists for wheelchair rental in our various cities. The Italian cities in which we operate face their own unique challenges, from the bridges in Venice to the cobbled streets to Rome. While some museums do provide foldable wheelchairs, their quality and availability can be variable and limited to that particular site. The following is a list of pharmacies and medical supply stores that provide wheel chair rentals.
26 February 2012
Some thoughts from our culinary docents throughout Italy about the best of what their local markets have to offer.