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  1. BryanS

    Venice Venice crowded, again

    Venice was packed again during the Easter weekend and this article mentions reinstating the entry fees again later this year. Venice tourists will have to book from this summer
  2. Kim

    Tuscany Kim's Family Extravaganza - An extended family travels together to Rome, Venice and Tuscany

    By Kim from New Jersey, Summer 2002 9-Person Family Vacation This trip report was originally published on slowtrav.com. Opinions and Observations Well, I finally finished writing my trip report for our trip last June. I'm going to start by posting some general opinions/observations below and...
  3. Christian

    Rome A Million Degrees

    By Christian from Canada, Summer 2003 Rome for a Week, Venice for nine days, with a couple of day trips. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav.com. Background Info A million degrees Let me collect my thoughts. It was two years ago, after all. Strangely though, I remember most, if...
  4. R

    Venice Venice - 200 Things To Do and See

    by Ruth L. Edenbaum, originally posted on slowtrav.com in 2005 This is not a complete list of things to do and see in Venice, but is merely a list of some of what is readily available, especially to those who choose to spend more than two or three days there. These are some of my favorite things...
  5. G

    Transportation Milan Malpensa Airport to Venice

    One of the most common questions raised in travel forums is how to travel from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Venice quickly and cheaply. This posting addresses this issue. Since there is no direct transportation, I break the journey into its two constituent parts: MXP Airport to Milano...
  6. Shannon

    Venice Venice Sestieri (Neighborhoods)

    This is a guide for visitors who plan to rent apartments in Venice. It points out what neighborhoods are like in terms of people and life and food shopping rather than major sights (though I have pointed some of those out too.) There are unique features in each location, and hopefully these...
  7. GailS

    Venice Venice Transportation Options

    Each time I visit Venice I evaluate options for how to get from my arrival point to where I am staying. Depending on a number of factors (my arrival/departure points, where I am staying, how much I want to spend, what the weather will be like on travel days) I choose my method or combination of...
  8. Sandrac

    Planning for Venice - and Torcello?

    Hello everyone, I'm hoping to make a short trip to Venice for a week at the end of August, if I can get some things wrapped up with work and studies in time. I have been to Venice several times but am really curious to see how she looks right now when there are likely to be fewer tourists than...
  9. N

    Rome, Tuscany, Venice & Amalfi for Beginners

    By nikkihop from USA, Summer 2011 Two adults and two college girls for week one and nine days of solo bliss for the adults on the Amalfi coast later. Arrive in Rome on June 1, 2011 and return June 16, 2011. Three days in Rome, three days in Florence, two in Venice, one in Assisi on the way to...
  10. C

    Capri, Tuscany, Venice and Family in Caserta

    By Lorac from Hartsdale, New York, Spring 2004 Capri, Tuscany, Venice and Family in Caserta This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Introduction My husband, Ralph, and I were last in Italy in March 2001. That amazing trip included meeting Ralph’s family in Caserta, most for the...
  11. PokeyMindy

    My 50th Birthday Present to Myself, ITALY!

    By Pokey from Massachusetts, Fall 2004 Venice, Florence, Radda in Chianti, Assisi, and Rome. Oct. 3-22, 2004 This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Venice, Magic and Mosquitos Finally! After almost one year of planning, the day is here! Oct. 2nd, I head down via Amtrak...
  12. BryanS

    Official: Venice to start fees for day-trips

    National news outlets have confirmed this is to start in 2019, average fees 10 euro. Ansa.it
  13. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 9 - Memorable Restaurant Experience

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 9 (We ek of March 4, 2018) – Memorable Restaurant Experience (ie., meal, bar, drink, sitting area, terrace, view, encounter, etc) A Photo Hunt 2018 category is available on the Media Gallery. Lovely photos of one my favorite drinks, other than a glass of fine...
  14. Photo Hunt 2018 No. 9 - Memorable Restaraunt Experience

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 9 - Memorable Restaraunt Experience

    Favorite restaurant in Venice Italy. Shrimp Scampi was delicious.
  15. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 7 - Black & White

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. No. 7 (Week of February 18, 2018) – Black & White A Photo Hunt 2018 category is available on the Media Gallery. The color red is one of my favorites because it can highlight subjects in the frame. I enjoyed seeing all the reds being highlighted in everyone’s...
  16. Photo Hunt 2018 No. 7 - Black & White

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 7 - Black & White

    Venice, Italy is a beautiful city even in Black & White
  17. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 6 - Something Red

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 6 (Week of February 11, 2018) – Something Red A Photo Hunt 2018 category is available on the Media Gallery. I totally enjoyed everyone’s “looking in” photos. It’s fun being curious while we travel and it’s also fun when we end up being the subject of curiosity...
  18. Photo Hunt 2018 No. 6 - Something Red

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 6 - Something Red

    This cool looking tree made up of red peppers caught my eye as I browsed through the Rialto Market in Venice.
  19. Stef

    Italy Expat Memoir

    Hi I thought that some of you might be interested in my Italy expat memoir, Living in Italy: the Real Deal. It is about me and my husbands hilarious and horrendous adventures while moving to Italy to start a bed and breakfast. It is on sale for 1$ for a few days. Check it out if you want...
  20. Mac1947

    Dream Vacation 2

    Italy 2017, the odyssey We’re down to less than five weeks before we (us playful “otters”-- wife and I) leave for Roma. Now, if anyone will be in the same areas we will be on during our odyssey we’ll try for a GTG (get together). The past two months have been a blur with “where do we really...
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