Venice boat travel

Think a gondola is the only way to go in Venice?  Think again.  I found this great article recently that showed 9 ways to travel by boat.  Personally, Traghetto is my favorite.  You feel like a local but you are scared to death you might fall off the whole time. Nine ways to ride a […]

Carnival opens in Venice

Carnival began last evening and all of Venice has come to life with color.  Enjoy the video and photos below! Venice Carnival Canal Water Show Photos Courtesy of Carnival of Venice I’m obsessed with feedback, let me know what you think. Love it??  Pass it on! Copyright 2013   Andi Brown,  Once in a Lifetime Travel

Painted Pigeons? Only in Italy!

I’ve seen the cascade of colored balls down the Spanish Steps.  Protestors taking over the Colosseum.  Village streets clogged with soccer fans. But I haven’t seen this yet.   The pigeons of Venice (well, the lucky few) were dyed as a kick off to the 13th International Architecture Biennale.  Read more here. I’m obsessed with […]

Tornado Rips Across Venice Italy

As if worries about sinking aren’t enough. Today a tornado swept across several islands within the Venice lagoon causing damage to trees and boats but sparing lives. This link shows amateur video footage of the tornado from several different areas within the lagoon.  Click here. I’m obsessed with feedback, let me know what you think. […]