Set against the city's fairytale backdrop, Carnival (or “Carnevale”) is the biggest annual festival held in Venice, Italy. From Venetian masks to masquerade balls, Venice Carnival is a singular experience. Celebrations last for twelve magnificent days! And so, dust off your Venetian mask and let's go to the Floating City. … [Read more...] about How to Celebrate Venice Carnival in 2019
Any travel guru can agree that Michelangelo’s David is not only a symbol of Florence; it’s an art icon. Travelers can spot Michelangelo’s David in three spots around Florence, but only one is the real deal. Standing at a whopping 17 feet tall, the authentic Statue of David lies in the Galleria dell’Accademia but you won't be able to walk up and get in on most days. This … [Read more...] about How to See the Statue of David in Florence
Venice is one of the most unique destinations on Earth and it is supported and plagued by tourism. The best way to try authentic specialties in the Floating City is by heading to a local bar and ordering a plateful of Venetian cicchetti, but are there even local bars in Venice? Yes, there is. Here’s our list of the top 10 cicchetti bars in Venice from people that know. … [Read more...] about Where to Eat the Best Cicchetti in Venice From People Who Know
Did you know that approximately 19,000 people visit the Vatican every day? It can get pretty hectic but there are some ways around the crowds. All you have to do is plan ahead or hire a local expert. In this post, we'll give our insider views on the best way to visit the Vatican. … [Read more...] about Visiting the Vatican City: Everything You Need to Know
Could you dedicate almost 10 years of your life to one project while living and sleeping in the same room that you are working in? With stifling heat in the summer and freezing cold in the winter? 500 years ago, the most famous artist of the Renaissance set out to create a masterpiece that is unrivaled even to our current time - The Sistine Chapel. So who painted the Sistine … [Read more...] about Who Painted the Sistine Chapel?