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The Golden Egg - Book Review

The Golden Egg

by Donna Leon

I am a huge fan of Donna Leon and this is her 22nd novel – I’ve read them all. What do I love? 224 more words

Gondola Sightings

Gondolas show up in expected and not-so-expected places.

In May I was in New Orleans and saw this in City Park:

The poor dear had its… 285 more words


Lifeguard Beaten on Venice Pier Poured Water on Group Before Attack, Video Shows

Moments before a lifeguard was pummeled on the Venice Beach pier last week he poured a bucket of water on two of his assailants, a new video of the incident shows. 181 more words

Local News

LINO TAGLIAPIETRA - "Arte del Vetro Senza Frontiere: Glass Art Without Borders" - DA NON PERDERE!

Il Punto! Italian Cultural Center would like to invite you to the lecture “Arte del Vetro Senza Frontiere: Glass Art Without Borders” by Lino Tagliapietra,¬†world renowned Maestro glassmaker from Venice. 243 more words


Venice: Day 1 Part 2

So, to pick up from where I left off last time, I arrived to Venice after a long, exciting train ride, and when I walked out of the Venezia St. 1,841 more words


GUEST POST: What I loved about the Venice Simplon Orient Express

(A huge thank you to Krysia for this, check out her website Ipp&Co – full contact details at the bottom of the post!) 653 more words