• Travel

    Weary But Here!

    by  • May 14, 2018 • For Parents, Tourism, Travel • 0 Comments

    Despite some flight delays, everybody arrived safely at last. Because some of the students got into Venice too late to go to the local grocery store, we ended up grabbing a quick dinner close to our palazzo. Here are all our students and, front right, our fantastic CIEE in-country contact, Elena, who meet them...

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    More About “Tourist Trap” Restaurants

    by  • February 1, 2018 • Tourism, Travel • 0 Comments

    Another BBC article on avoiding “tourist trap” restaurants in Venice says that locals advise “visitors to use guide books rather than sources like TripAdvisor when looking for a restaurant in Venice.” As you may know, it’s relatively easy to scam online sites like Yelp! or TripAdvisor — read the article about the young man...

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    Save Venice

    by  • January 9, 2018 • Art, Current Events, Travel • 0 Comments

    We are hoping to be able to take all our Imagining Venice students to a Save Venice art restoration site in the city this summer. Save Venice is one of the charitable groups that regularly cleans and restores great art and architecture within the city; its administration was somewhat less-than-glowingly discussed in John Berendt’s...

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