Venice for the disabled is not easy

Venice for the disabled is not easy

A visit to Venice will be rewarding but limited  In a way, this post pains me. It pains me because Venice is not for the disabled. Other than the top sights such as at the Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s, Venice for the disabled is laced with narrow walking...
Learn more about eating your way through Venice

Learn more about eating your way through Venice

Besides wonderful sights, dining in Venice is a highlight My only regret after a weeklong stay in Venice, Italy, was that I couldn’t eat and drink more than I did. Dining in Venice was a wonderful surprise. Besides the art, architecture, friendly Italians, amazing...
10 ways you can save money in Venice

10 ways you can save money in Venice

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. I can’t think...

Hilton Molino Stucky — lodging in Venetian history

Once Italy’s largest flour mill and today the largest luxury conference hotel in Venice At the end of the Giudecca island Hilton Molino Stucky, a massive brick structure, looking almost Germanic, presides over the wide canal looking north towards the tourist...

The best ice cream in Venice

Some Venetian ice cream stands never say die I was just in Venice and checked out these two ice cream spots that I first visited about a decade ago. I have returned regularly. Now, after a decade, I can say these are still two of the best in the city. Italy is...