Venice – Queen of the Adriatic

I must admit that I don’t  believe those who seems to be disappointed when they talk about Venice:” It’s dirty, smelly, expensive and overrated.” The only criticism I can understand when it comes to Venice – it’s crowded. Since over 60,000 tourists visit Venice daily, you  can prevent crowds  in a very simple way – […]

Island of San Giorgio Maggiore

If you are on a day trip to Venice and do not have time to visit the islands in the Venetian Lagoon, try to take an hour and visit the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in front of  St Mark’s Square. Trust us, you will not regret it. Vaporetto ride from the station near St […]

Murano – Island of Glass

After Venice, the most visited place in the lagoon of Venice is Murano -  seven islands archipelago (like Venice) connected by a bridge. The island has been inhabited by fishermen and fruit growers since the 6th century, but the last few centuries is famous for its glass. Although the glass production  was known earlier (the […]