Venice - Photo by Aaron Crossley

What Makes Venice so Special

I am very fortunate right now to be living next to Bath, a World Heritage city situated in the southwest portion of the UK. Bath is part of a select group of cities around the world that Unesco [...]

Photo by Rachel Rusing

Castello di Roncade: History, Beauty and Wine

Your mission: to see northeastern Italy. Your dilemma: you don’t know where else to go besides Venice. Your solution is below. Castello Di Roncade As a permanent tourist in northeastern Italy, I [...]

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Presenting 10 Italian Christmas Gift Ideas

The Christmas season is just around the corner and it’s not too soon to be shopping for Christmas gifts. At Italian Talks we are curious to discover what would make the best Italian [...]

Votive bridge in Venice - Photo by Karen Henderson

Celebrating Festa della Salute in Venice

If you are planning a trip to Venice in late fall, attending the Festa della Salute should be high on your list. This is an event that is dear to the hearts of all Venetians, and is an important [...]

Photo by Bob Hill

Venice – A City of Visual Beauty

The beauty of Venice has inspired artists, writers and lovers over the centuries and it continues to inspire just as powerfully in modern times. My first view of the city was from a small boat [...]

Rialto Bridge Photo by Aaron Crrossley

Rialto Bridge: a Window to Venice’s Past…

The Rialto Bridge is arguably one of the most recognisable landmarks in the entire city of Venice. It stands proud over the Grand Canal linking the city with its commanding stone steps. This year [...]

VENICE Photo by Brandan Dolan Gavitt

The Charm of Scuola Grande di San Rocco

Venice houses many treasures. San Marco, the Ducal Palace and the Rialto Bridge are just some of the best. But there are others that are tucked away, out of sight. They hide in amongst the trees [...]

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