The Gardens of Palazzo Nani Bernardo

A palace garden tucked away behind a brick stone wall. Given away by tell-tale scents and yellow rose blossoms I was to discover in the garden. If there ever was any competition called for any plants in Venice, I suppose this garden must have won, and would still win :-) It’s here you can have a closer look […]

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A Visit to the Floating Market

I’m always happy when on a free morning in Venice I can go for long walks by myself, exploring our neighborhood, looking around for new food trends and marveling at groceries, bakeries and pastry stores that obviously never tire of new ideas. My favorite season for doing exactly that is late April or early May when Venice […]

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Have Piazza San Marco to yourselves

  Piazza San Marco is NEVER crowded if you know how to schedule your visit. It would be a pity to leave the Piazza out, or not being able to take in its beauty during your visit just because it’s too crowded. In the next three blog posts, I’m offering you a virtual guide on how to […]

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Why Venetians love early breakfast

I was going to name this post “Venetian summer morning breeze “. For we start exactly here on the brink of the water where a soft breeze comes in from the sea on Riva degli Schiavoni. This area is almost empty in the early morning and looks VERY spacious now. A fact you may overlook if you […]

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Download your Venetian Gift Guide

Our gift to you is a guide you can take with you, containing our favorite addresses for gifts, food, fashion, books and more.

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A Venetian Advent Calendar for you

It contains recipes, favorite spots to eat and drink and a culinary gift basket, growing every day until 24 December. Be sure to take a glimpse at our website here:

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White winter mood

which spices and where would I shop in ve Mascari Rialtogel Rosa Salva’s

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