A Walk around the Biennale Area + Food Guide

It’s that time of the year again! La Biennale di Venezia 2019 opened on 14 May, and from this event comes to our idea to take you around the exposition area, beyond the main venues (Padiglione Centrale (Giardini) and Arsenale (Gaggiandre, Giardino delle Vergini, Lorenzo Quinn – Building Bridges) where the Biennale takes place in…

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Risi e Bisi & How to Spend 25 April in Venice

In Venice, 25 April usually starts out sunny, and our first walk in the morning leads us to the Piazza to buy a few rosebuds called el boccolo at the stall in front of the Basilica run by various Onlus associations. When you arrive here around 8:30 am, there’s already a little crowd waiting next…

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Guide to the Easter Traditions of Venice

Easter and the Easter week in Venice usher in the real, lush, beautiful spring in the Lagoon: People love eating breakfast outside, and it’s pleasantly warm by 9 am. The city is filled with blossoms, and we all forward to traditional and new!! Easter breads and treats. And we do look forward to Pasquetta, Easter…

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Roses and Spices: Rediscovering Historical Venetian Recipes

When you first come to Venice, can you make out a special culinary style of this city that differs from other regions in Italy? For example, Rome is famous for specialties like pasta cacio e pepe and spaghetti carbonara. The Italian region Liguria is well-known for their delicious and refreshing pesto al basilico. And the…

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Spring Vibes and a Historical Carnival Cake

Finalmente primavera! Venice looked like this on the first morning of spring! We are all enjoying bright lights, so different from the pale sun barely illuminating Venice during the first few weeks of January. So this is what you would have seen today, arriving at Stazione Santa Lucia. And there’s the smell of new grass…

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Mimosa Blossom Frittelles for Valentine’s Day

Usually, La Festa di San Valentino, Valentine’s Day, overlaps with Carnival festivities here in Venice. If this is not the case, the official beginning of Carnival is just round the corner. For this reason, a typical dish we love to eat for La Festa di San Valentino, as hearty breakfast, after lunch, or with coffee, is…

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