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[18 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Jesolo – The best clubs for your summer parties

If Venice seems like a ghost city by night, head straight to the beach resort of Jesolo Lido, just before the sun goes down, to dance the night away.
The nights here in Jesolo start at sunset, all along the seafront and the endless promenade, where bars get quickly crowded for the first aperitifs of the night, spritz is a must. These are the places to hit for a fab night out.

Food & Drink »

[7 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
“Risi e Bisi” – a Venetian springtime “risotto”

Risi e bisi (rice and peas) is a classic springtime Venetian dish. Technically, you could now prepare it any time of the year but this dish really shines in the month of May and June when the peas are freshly harvest and using the local rice crops in the Po river estuary, among the Verona province.
Risi and Peas dish is known to be brought into our culinary tradition in the 16th century by the Doge of Venice. He loved this dish so much that he declared it “national plate” to …

Discover Veneto »

[27 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
The grandest villa of the Riviera del Brenta: Villa Pisani, Stra’

The noble Pisani family’s villa, Villa Pisani Nazionale, is probably the most grandious Venetian villas along the Riviera del Brenta, tucked away in the small city of Stra’, nearby Padua.Built in the 18th century, this building is a magnificient symbol of the aristocratic family’s grandeur. Straight from the outside, the Villa welcomes the visitors with an imposign facade but it’s when you wander around its salons or lose your way in the enchanting, huge park that Villa Pisani captivates you.

Practical Veneto »

[25 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
Traveling Smarter – Free WI-FI around Vicenza

Italy is catching on with the modern web world and good news is that connecting to the internet with your laptop or phone in some areas of Veneto is no longer a premium product where cafes and hotels would overcharge travelers.

After Venice gone Digital Citizenship, now you could stay connected while shopping or sightseeing around Vicenza throughout these free WI-FI spots:

Events »

[21 May 2010 | One Comment | ]
The Vogalonga – Venice Carnival on water

One of the most fascinating marathon-on-water of Venice, the “Vogalonga” , is back this Sunday 23rd of May.
The “Vogalonga” (long row) is a cheerful free event to watch (either way is only €18 to participate in the rowing) that sees gondola, canoes, dragon boats, traditional Venetian rowing boats like the elegant “balotina” or any sort of imaginative craft-with-oars of any size and shapes, even crazy swimmers sometimes join along, battling in this non-competitive 30-km race across the Venice Lagoon, en route to Burano and Murano, and back down the Grand …