Read my review of Bella Figura Publications' excellent new book Dream of Venice in Black and White. It's a book you will want to spend hours poring over.
Find out what happens if you don't bag your rubbish properly in Venice. You'll find that the cocàli will cause a lot of trouble if you don't.
In this first in a series of posts about the individual Doges of Venice, we look at Paoluccio Anafesto, a semi-mythical figure recognised for centuries by Venetians as the first to hold the office of Doge.
Saturday 15th July 2018 will see the latest celebration of the Festa del Redentore, a Venetian festival that goes back 450 years. Read about the festival and its history here.
This is a word that anyone who's been to Venice will have heard being shouted out of the mouths of gondoliers. It means, 'hello there!' and it used by boatmen at crossroads—or should that be crosscanals—to alert other canal users to their presence. If there is another boat around the corner, the driver should respond … Continue reading Venetian word of the day: Òe!