Category Archives: Venice

Ahhh, anything about the city I love.

Street Art / Venetian Stylin’ #2

Northern Cannaregio. I think it was just off the Misericordia.

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When Venice Lives: It Looks Like This–Carteria Ai Frari

Elisabetta Casaburi, owner of Carterìa Ai Frari, is an artisan who upholds Venice’s longstanding tradition of making paper. After graduating from the Venice School of Art and attending literature courses at Ca’ Foscari, she worked as an advertising and editorial … Continue reading

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Questioning Casanova

Someone recently asked me, “What would you say to Casanova if you met him today?” I’ll reveal my response later, in the interview where I was asked this question. But in the meantime, I really want to know what YOU … Continue reading

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Venetian Emoji #8

This is such a great face! Is it a cyclops with a spotted nose? Is it about to sneeze? Its mouth seems emotionally flat, though the one eye seems astonished. So what emotion is this?? (Sorry I somehow got out … Continue reading

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Flying over Venice and Landing on Casanova

Huge shout out to Shawn Von Ins, a photographer and Venetophile who previously created a map with pins for all my Quattro Minuti con Casanova videos. He has outdone himself by creating this mind-blowing trip through Venice! Check out this … Continue reading

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When Venice Live: It Looks Like This–Ottica Urbani

Dr. Fosca Urbani, proprietor of the family business Ottica Urbani, is a multi-talented creator. After attending school to study optometry, she also studied Literature at Ca’ Foscari and took her degree there with an emphasis on Art History. It is … Continue reading

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Street Art / Venetian Stylin’ #1

Spotted near Campo San Giacomo dell’Orio. Creepy.

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In Casanova’s Footsteps: Rome–Palazzo Venezia

Casanova often relied on the connections he made with others to pave his way in a new city. This is abundantly true both times he visited Rome. When he returned to the city in 1770, he explains that “Signor Dandolo, … Continue reading

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When Venice Lives: It Looks Like This–Tabarro San Marco

I have a new series for you! In order to promote sustainable tourism and the artisans and people who make Venice unique, I am interviewing many of the people who practice traditional crafts. I will build on the work of … Continue reading

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The Nobles’ Hangout (or Your Next Place to Shop)

This image caught my eye as I crossed the bridge just before the Campo San Barnaba. I went inside to see what it had to offer. The owner, Stefano, was welcoming and friendly. What an eye for design he has! … Continue reading

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