• The Vap App…

    by  • May 27, 2013 • 0 Comments

    ..coming to Venice soon! “The Vap App” has become a running joke for us during our stay in Venice. Short for Vaporetto, a waterbus used by the public transit system in Venice and its surrounding islands, has been the main means of transportation for us as it has been for Venetians and travelers for...

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    Cappuccino

    by  • May 27, 2013 • 0 Comments

    As we explored Venice further, we eventually found ourselves on Morano, the island made famous by its magnificent glass-blown sculptures. The streets, we had noticed, were peppered with the same pattern that seems to appear all over Venice: gift shops and expensive food. The only difference here was that Morano gift shops only offered...

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    Here we are again!

    by  • May 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The roof is leaking. The washing machine is broken. The palazzo is quiet right now. The church bells chime. The girl at the cappuccino bar is now giving us the local price for our “due cappuccini” every morning. The sun is out after a few days of the coldest May on record, acqua alta,...

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    Venice and the Coats of Many Colors

    by  • May 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Travel rule number one: bring a coat. Travel rule number two: if your forget your coat, don’t. Travel rule number three: if you seriously forgot a coat and it’s raining outside, buy a coat.       To the consumer Venice is an endless string of shopping opportunities.  But when you need something specific,...

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    Student Art

    by  • May 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    We’ve asked our students to choose and photograph their favorite two works of art made in Venice to date, and I am posting them into a new art gallery page; I’ll keep updating it as students get their work photographed and as we complete more painting sessions.

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