Nighttime on the Grand Canal

4 Unique Outings for Venice at Night

What is it about Venice at Night that’s so captivating? It’s such a different city from most any other place in the world, the night factor just adds…

The Grand Canal Fronted SPG Hotel Europa

Stay There Sunday – Venice SPG Hotel Europa Regina

I’ll first say that we’re unabashed fans of SPG. They are at the style and level of quality and service we prefer and they seem to have hotels in just the right location for the cities we visit.

Venice Canal

Top 5 Things to do in Venice

Walk the streets and canals Venice was made for walking as there are so many charming tiny walkways to wander down, and then you reach the end of one and you’re out in a beautiful piazza or along the grand canal. Navigating the streets is not for the impatient however,[…]

Grand Canal Venice, Italy VIDEO

The Grand Canal in 28 Seconds – Venice, Italy

This boat ride (Vaporetto/water taxi) on the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy took a total of over 1 hour, starting and ending in Piazza San Marco. The canal is as busy as Times Square in NYC or Prague’s main square in the Czech Republic.

MIlan to Ljubljana

Milano to Ljubljana – Motorbike Tour of the Balkans Part 1

We embarked on a 32-day motorbike tour of the Balkans, mostly the countries that made up former Yugoslavia (plus Albania, minus Serbia). For our 1st week, we started in Milan, Italy and passed through northern Italy stopping at …