photo by Margie Miklas

Discover the Dorsoduro Neighborhood in Venice

One of my favorite neighborhoods in Venice is the Dorsoduro sestiere, a quiet section where locals walk their dogs and push their babies in strollers.


Where to Eat in Venice

Dining in Venice can be expensive, but here are some insider tips for the best places to eat in Venice.


The 2013 Venice Biennale

Alternative perspectives on previewing the Biennale di Venezia by Stanley Moss


Burano lace

From its origins to the present day, this precious embroidery is an example of Italian craftsmanship. Today it still proudly parades on the catwalks of the best designers from Italy and beyond.

The Mall

Outlets in Italy? Luxury!

Here's where you can find the best Italian fashion brands, but at affordable prices

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