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Stories from travels in

Venice

Monkfish in Venice

If you only have one day in Venice…

If you only had one day in X, what would you do? I put this question to people who have been places I’ve not been

Biennale Venice

Biennale (2): Arsenale

People travel to Venice every other year specifically to see the Biennale. Me? I just happened to be there when it was on. If it’s

Biennele

Biennale (1)

People travel to Venice every other year specifically to see the Biennale. Me? I just happened to be there when it was on. If it’s

Life on the water in Venice

Life on the water in Venice. So different yet so much the same. Watch teenagers pilot their boats through the Venetian canals, music blaring from

Tintoretto Scuola grande di San Rocco

Tintoretto

Tintoretto. What a great name. With a great story. Of course, there’s always the chance it might not be quite true. I heard it from

Gondalas in Venice

From Treviso to Venice

Someone was telling me recently that the best way to be a responsible tourist is not to travel to places that are being overrun. They

I don’t spend nearly enough time on rooftops

A man walks up Krúdy Gyula utca carrying a pair of chopsticks… No joke. I was sitting outside Fictiv enjoying a Saturday evening constitutional, and

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