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42° Vogalonga 2016

They’re off! I got there early to catch the starting cannon, but I had forgotten what a wallop of a bang it …

Festa del Redentore

It is no longer a secret that the most interesting and stimulating party Venice has to offer is that of the ‘Redentore’ …

Water Park

Sunday, 8th June, we heard the starter gun go off at nine o’clock in the morning. It was left to our imagination …

Pasquetta Picnic

Traditionally, Easter Monday — Pasquetta as it’s called in Italian — is a day for getting out with friends and family for …

Our private Carnival

Palazzetto Pisani Those of us put off by the expense of Carnival in Venice, or having experienced the Carnival crush, may dream …

To tree or not to tree

With the Befana out of the way, tradition has it that all the Holiday decorations should come down. Long gone are the …

Carnival already …

Only just finished washing the Christmas holiday dishes and I can already feel a Carnival coming on! Watch this space for updates …

La ‘Befana’

So who is the ‘Befana’ you may well ask. If you just think about the name, Befana, you can see how it …

Christmas eating take-away

Anyone around Venice for Christmas but with little inclination to cook?? I see that Food & Art are doing take-away meals for …

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