• $1,347 Steak in Venice?

    by  • January 22, 2018 • 0 Comments

    Several Japanese students studying in Bologna visited Venice and ate at a restaurant close to St Mark’s Square where, they report, they were charged $1,347 for a steak dinner for four. Some other students reported being charged $285.79 for seafood pasta for three. Eating in the tourist areas of Venice can get pretty expensive,...

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    Save Venice

    by  • January 9, 2018 • 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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    Tourist Behavior

    by  • December 6, 2017 • 0 Comments

    (Click on this post’s title to see the video link!) PBS just ran another article about tourists behaving badly in Venice. None of you will do that, right? I was interested to hear that anyone jumping into the canal gets fined €450 on the spot! The canals of Venice are streets, not swimming spots…....

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    Deadline is Looming!

    by  • October 26, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Don’t forget, you need to hand in your applications to Study Abroad by Nov. 1! Professor Terry Spehar-Fahey and I will be going over the applications later that week or over the weekend, so that Study Abroad can notify students as soon as possible. If you want to talk to both of us at...

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