10 ways to save money in Venice

work email Enjoy the best of Venice and save money, too. I love Venice, Italy. And, I love to save money in Venice. I have been lucky enough to spend a month at a time in this dreamlike city four times in the last decade. And, I return as often as possible. This weekend, I head...

In Venice, every church tells a story

Too many churches – not enough time. While I haven’t actually researched the figures, after more than two weeks in Venice I’d be willing to wager that Venice probably has more churches per square kilometer than any other city in Europe, including...

A tale of two Venices

[Updated from a previous 2007 post — not much has changed.] I’ve been in Venice for about four days now, enough to feel like an entitled local. Already, I have begun to define “my Venice” from “tourist Venice.” That is, the beautiful,...