Tag Archives: Piazza San Marco

Venice: Mind Where You Step

Back in early October, I posted a story about German freelance photographer Sebastian Erras’ project Parisian Floors which documented his peregrinations around the French capital. Now he’s at it again, but in Venice. Based on these beautiful images, it appears … Continue reading

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Last Check-in 2013

Facebook recently released this infographic on the top 25 location “check-ins” on Facebook in 2013. Is it sad that 4 of the top 25 check-ins were at Disney theme parks? Many of the other locales were predictable tourist hot-spots—Piazza San … Continue reading

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Virtual Venice

When it’s overrun by cruise ship passengers and daytrippers, Venice can seem more like an Italian Disney World than the true gem that it is to those who love the city. But if you visit out of season, or just … Continue reading

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Venice to Venice

This little film transcends its original purpose as a lowly commercial for skateboard footwear with a charming rolling tour of La Serinissima . In the video tale, directed by Federico Vitetta, pro-skateboarder Guy Mariano daydreams his way from the waterways … Continue reading

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Venice Underwater

This week, extensive areas of Venice have been underwater (even more than usual). Severe weather and unusually high tides submerged three quarters of La Serenissima under an extra meter of lagoon water. Here’s what Europe’s most romantic tourist destination has … Continue reading

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How Venice Works

Venice is not only a great city; it’s a complex archipelago made up of 124 different islands, dissected by 183 canals and crossed by 483 bridges. This marvelous film produced by the city of Venice explains how this fabulous, confounding and … Continue reading

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