Looking for some Venice secret places? Before visiting St. Mark's Square I researched any Venice hidden gems, and found some right in plain sight! Read on to know what to look for as you explore Venice's most famous piazza.
There is no question that Burano island in Venice, Italy, is a photographer's paradise, and I found my camera especially drawn to Burano's colorful windows and doors. I know most travelers head to Murano for the glass works, but if you are trying to decide between Murano or Burano, maybe this peek a Burano's colorful … Continue reading Burano: Doors & Window Photography
Before we arrived in Venice, I knew Burano was a must see for me. I know most go to Murano, but in the decision between Murano or Burano, Burano is so much more colorful - it called to the photographer in me. Just a quick internet perusal showed me the colorful homes, the canal reflections… … Continue reading Burano: Easy & Beautiful Day Trip from Venice
The Rialto Market Venice is the most historic and extensive foodie stop in the beautiful city. You will definitely want to visit, whether it is to grab a snack, dinner ingredients, or just a feast for your camera. If you like to see markets from around the world, check out my other posts: Mercado San … Continue reading Rialto Market Venice
Today, I am sharing some photography of Windows of Venice, Italy. As a blogger, I will at times visit a place with a rough idea of certain posts that I will probably write. I've planned my time, picked the sites I want to see, and can pretty much predict I will do a post about … Continue reading 17 Distinctive Windows of Venice
Yes, here I am with another post about Doors. This time I'm sharing photos of some of my favorite Doors of Venice, Italy. (You can also check out my post on Doors of Paris and Doors of Athens.) It's a sickness. An addiction, really. I take photos of doors as I travel, especially in Europe, … Continue reading 10 Inviting Doors of Venice, Italy
When I returned to Venice with my hubby, I knew I only wanted to repeat a gondola ride if it was really important to him, and/or I knew I could arrange something a little more personal. The researching began, and after much reading, I booked a private, romantic gondola ride...
The Scala Contarini del Bovolo literally means the ladder Contarini (a surname) of the snail. Standing before the palazzo, it's not a stretch to see where the name originated. The steps were originally designed for the Contarini family, and the snail-like spiral of the steps is clear.
When we first arrived in Padua, it was early and quiet. Things were pretty empty but peaceful, a few tourists like us meandering. The main town square, Pratto dello Valle, is a surprise. I didn't do it justice at all with the photos I took. First, it is enormous. It is such a large space, nothing … Continue reading Padua, Italy Photography
I did one whole post of Windows of Assissi previously because I had so very many cool windows I had photographed in the town. But Assissi was not at all limited to the windows, so here's a look at other sites. As you approach Assissi, it really is beautiful. A cluster of white buildings, dominated by … Continue reading Assissi in Photos
These are from a trip I actually took several years ago, but in preparing to return to Italy, I began browsing my old pictures. The last time I was in Italy I was with my Dad and Step-mom, which as an adult is very different than those kid vacations you remember growing up. We travel … Continue reading Windows of Assissi