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Weather in Venice on Mon, 05 Dec 2016 02:46 is Very cloudy

2016-12-04
Very cloudy  9°C Wind: North-northeast 4 m/s Pressure: 0 mbar Visibility: 19 km Humidity: 56% Mon, 05 Dec 2016 02:46

PRICE DROP! Summer! New York to Venice, Italy for $418 R/T nonstop [SkyTeam]

2016-12-04
Information is valid at time of publication. So sometimes you may not find the price mentioned in the post (ex. after several days of the original posting date). It means that the deal was sold out or supplier (airline/agency) has changed the conditions or ...

Make a point to get lost when traveling to Italy

2016-12-04
The best advice for a visit to Venice and much of Italy is to take a few wrong turns and see where you end up. In Venice, it's easy to find St. Mark's Square; simply follow the throngs of tourists heading that way. Go ahead and take a stroll through the ...

Celebs slam Bernardo Bertolucci for shooting non-consensual rape scene

2016-12-03
7, in Venice, Italy, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. 70th Venice Film Festival Actress Yuval Scharf poses during a photocall for the movie Ana Arabia, directed by Amos Gitai, during the 70th Venice Film Festival in Venice September 3, 2013. 70th Venice Film ...

Italy Spurns Renzi, Next Up Clash with EU

2016-12-04
That disgust has risen since the first Greek bailout in 2010. Early in 2015 Venice voted to secede from Italy and was promptly ignored. This is similar to the unelected technocrats in Brussels continuing to ignore Catalonia even though the people there ...

Delaware Twp. glass artist to exhibit his sculpture in Venice, Italy

2016-11-28
Delaware Township glass artist Don Gonzalez will be exhibiting his sand cast glass sculpture along with Italian painter Armando Bossola at a gallery in Venice, Italy for the month of December. Mr. Gonzalez states that "it is an honor for my designs in ...

Rick Steves: Venice through its overlooked islands

2016-12-02
In its heyday, the island of Venice ruled a huge empire, and that included a good part of the Italian mainland. With much of the charm and far fewer crowds, you could call this region of Italy sotto-estimato — underestimated. And two of the best Veneto ...

Concierge Auctions Unveils Four Luxury Property Opportunities In Tel Aviv, Israel And Venice, Italy

2016-12-02
Newly refurbished, this two-bedroom retreat features one full and one half bathrooms, 132 square metres, modern living steeped in Venetian Renaissance history, and views of the Palazzo's Courtyard and the Barcarole Canal. Previously €1.62 million, the ...

Vision of the Seas Cruise Review by FloridaChickCruiser: Adventures in Venice Italy

2016-12-01
The ship does show its age a bit but it was the perfect size for us. Not a mega ship by all means. There were no crowds in key areas of the ship and the staff was very attentive. The waiters who took care of my husband and I were super! We always choose My ...

5 Touristy Things to Skip in Venice, Italy

2016-11-23
This is a guest post from Susan Guillory of The Unexplorer. Venice is truly one of the loveliest cities I have visited. Yes, there were hordes of visitors, but if you got away from the Grand Canal and into the neighborhoods, you encountered more locals ...

The hills are alive with the sound of... chomping: Presenter Penny Smith bumps into fantastic food and more delicious wine while skiing in northern Italy

2016-12-03
If Italy is a thigh-high boot, our destination of Alta Badia is the stocking-top midway between Venice and Innsbruck. The bag-carrier and I are in the upmarket resort of San Cassiano, from where we will be experiencing a new angle on gourmet skiing ...