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Frustrating Venice

Sep 25th, 2012 | By

Venice – Italy’s medieval gem – enchants vistors all year round but the ‘City of Water’ can also be an unpleasant place to holiday as Adrian explains

Murano: the Island of Glass

Jul 22nd, 2010 | By

Murano glass is known the world over. On the cable and satellite channels there are even programmes just selling the jewellery. Tourists cross from Venice to shop there, visit the glassblowers and see an island which seems more like a village where people live. As you walk along the canalside here, there are boats moored all the way. This is a working community. This is how the locals get around. It is still as touristy as Venice itself, but much quieter, less crowded and gives
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