A Mysterious Armenian Island in Venice

So, we’ll go no more a roving    So late into the night, Though the heart be still as loving,    And the moon be still as bright. LORD BYRON San Lazzaro degli Armeni There is a small island just 20 minutes by vaporetto from Piazza San Marco, just in front of that long strip of land […]

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Lerici and Sarzana

Lerici the Steep Lerici was the first town of my trip to Cinqueterre; while driving to Lerici one can admire the panorama and the numerous pretty sites. Little towns nestled on top of a hill, among olive trees and vineyards, beautiful to look at, but one wonders how they (did) manage to care for it, […]

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Caffè Florian

Nothing is the authentic Venetian soul more than this Caffè: tradition, hospitality and elegance since 1720, is among the oldest historic rooms in Italy and retains the charm that made it famous throughout the world. Caffè Florian should be the very first one to be listed of all the Gran Caffè list of Italian cities; […]

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