Battle of the Oranges

Notable Carnevale Celebrations Outside Venice

Venice is famous for its annual Carnevale celebrations, when revelers come from all over the world to participate in what essentially is a month-long masquerade party. However, the festival is actually celebrated all over Italy. If you’re looking to see different parts of the country, but still take part in the festivities, below are a few suggestions that are as exciting and fun-filled as the read all…

Venetian Carnevale Mask

Venetian Carnevale Masks and the Meaning Behind Them

People in Italy look forward to the time every year when then can don a festive mask and join in the celebration of Carnevale. The excitement that Carnevale brings is further enhanced with the myriad types of masks that can be seen during the event. With their elaborate and colourful designs, it’s no wonder that people highly anticipate this popular annual celebration. A Brief History read all…

St. Mark's Square in Venice

Top 10 Picture Perfect Spots in Venice

Venice has been the home and the subject of many artists throughout the years – and for good reason. The city itself is a wonder to behold, with many architectural marvels and scenic views that lend to its overall beauty. Tourists who fancy themselves as shutterbugs can find numerous spots around the city that are just perfect for taking pictures. If you’re wondering which places read all…