Posts Tagged ‘ St Mark’s Square ’

Postcard from Venice

Oct 7th, 2013 | By

Having made his annual trip to Venice, Adrian jots down some features that caught his eye last week



Carnival time in Italy

Jan 16th, 2013 | By

It’s carnival time in Italy! From the end of January, carnival fever will grip many cities and towns in Italy: carnival floats, masked balls, masked parades, children dressed in fancy costumes, typical delicacies such as frappe or zeppole, multicoloured streamers, confetti and all the riotous fun of this joyous time in Italy will enliven the otherwise cold and dreary winter



A Short Break in Venice

Jul 19th, 2010 | By

Can there be anyone in the UK who hasn’t heard of Venice? With a rich, unique heritage there is nowhere quite like it. It is ideal as a short break being compact and it allows you time to decide what you should come back and see at greater length. This is not for those of you that like beach holidays. Those of you can stay on the Lido, if you want but, in fairness, the beach is like any other. For those with children who
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