• Celebrating in Venice

    In this article we share our answers to readers’ questions when it comes to “celebrating in Venice”. We suggest locations to celebrate your birthday(s), meeting a long-desired goal or just celebrating the fact that you are in Venice! We have collected a few ideas for you to include Venice in your celebration, making sure you

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  • Carnevale in Pasticceria

    Above you can see what a typical morning in early February is like while Venice is getting ready for the day ahead. Baking fritole doesn’t take too long, so while taking a coffee and waiting for the fog to lift, we spend some time looking up all the recipes for fritole. Ancient ones, and the

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  • Christmas Gift Guide 2017 – Shopping Tips for Castello

    This is our Christmas gift guide really taking you into a Venice so full of precious shops selling home-made goods and gifts making come Venice alive. Gifts helping you to get to know Venice even better. Away from the Rialto Market and the Mercerie, though I do love this area (check out our Advent Calendar with 24

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  • Treating you to Venetian Hot Chocolate

    It looks thick, brown and enticing. It tastes only slightly bitter and rich, velvety and dense. What’s the secret to preparing exactly this kind of cioccolata densa for which Venice has become famous in the world ? In my opinion, this is the best soul food ever invented in Venice :-) It has all the ingredients

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  • Nine Ideas to Spend an Advent Day in Venice

    During the weeks before Christmas, Venetians have got all the time to treat visitors as VIP. You will certainly feel like a special guest in a city no longer besieged by tourists. But then, this year, Christmas starts a little bit earlier. For the first time, the Albaro de Nadal – the Christmas tree on Piazza

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