• Mangi! Mangi!

    by  • May 29, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Something we were all looking forward to about coming to Italy….THE FOOD!! I was especially excited about coming to Italy for the authentic Italian food because I am Italian. Growing up, I’ve learned many recipes from my Nonna so I was excited to see where they came from. Also, growing up in a very...

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    What time does Venice open?

    by  • May 28, 2013 • 0 Comments

    This morning we had a great talk with an American woman who has been living in Venice for nineteen years. She told us all about how and when Venice had started feeling like home for her, how the Chinese have come and taken over the merchant stands and the Italians feel threatened by it,...

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    Hospital Terrors

    by  • May 28, 2013 • 0 Comments

    This trip to Venice Italy has been very memorable that is for sure. Nerves and butterflies that overwhelmed me during our check into Los Angeles have turned sour in the bitter wet cold from the Venetian breezes and sky. The ten plus hour flight drained everyone of their sanity as well as their energy....

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    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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