The floating city of Venice has six sestieri, or neighborhoods, spread out over its outlying islands. Cannaregio is the most northern of these neighborhoods, and one of the most culturally interesting parts of the city. It’s far away from the more popular, more touristy areas, but it has that small town charm that makes it one of the coolest places to visit in … [Read more...] about Venice Neighborhood Spotlight: Cannaregio
In Italy, food is everything. If you want to soak up the local flavor of a city, you can't just sightsee—you have to eat like a local. Thanks to its location and history, seafood is king in this city. In fact, the island of Venice is even shaped like a fish. Make the most of your time in Venice and feast on these five traditional Venice foods, plus great places to eat … [Read more...] about 5 Traditional Foods You Can Only Eat in Venice + Where to Find Them
In the 16th century, the Jewish population of Venice was forced to live in the world’s first ghetto. In the face of severe discrimination, they built their synagogues in secret. Today, these places of worship are some of the most beautiful and best-kept secrets of Venice. Find out about the secret synagogues of the Jewish Ghetto in Venice. Pro Tip: It's easier to … [Read more...] about Venice’s Jewish Ghetto and Its Secret Synagogues
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. Pro Tip: Planning your trip to Venice? Bookmark … [Read more...] about How To Celebrate Venice Carnival in 2023
The romantic Venetian canals can seem inviting for a refreshing dip. So, can you swim in the Venice canals? In this guide, find out about the rules and regulations that surround swimming in the Venice canals, and how you can cool off in the city's heat at a beach. Pro Tip: Planning what to eat on your trip to Venice? Bookmark this post so you can easily find it when … [Read more...] about Can You Swim in the Venice Canals?