Venice Explorer: Murano – Heart of Venetian Glass

Welcome to another Italian Adventure – today we’re traveling via ferry (Vaporetto) to the island of Murano near Venice. This charming island in the Venice Lagoon is one of the most important historical spots in Venice because it is where the art of Venetian glassmaking has been practiced for over 1000 years. The island of […]

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Venice Explorer: The Doge’s Palace

In today’s edition of American Nomad, we’re continuing our tour of Venice with a stop at the gorgeous Palazzo Ducale, which is located just off St. Mark’s Square The Doge’s Palace or Palazzo Ducale was the seat of Venetian government. Venice as known as the ‘Most Serene Republic,’ as it ws self-governed by officials and […]

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Destination Coffee: Venice

This edition of Destination Coffee is in heavenly Venice where on every street corner (and in between) you’ll discover heavenly pastries and delicious cappuccino and espresso. Italians take their coffee very seriously. They like their coffee often and drink it in small and fast portions, without milk. Popular drinks like Cappucino (with milk) are forbidden […]

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Venice Explorer: St. Mark’s Piazza

We’re continuing our Venetian tour with a trip St. Mark’s Square or as the Italian’s say ‘The Piazza San Marco. Arguably the heartbeat of Venice, The Piazza is helmed by the glorious St. Mark’s Basilica on one end and lined with intricately designed Venetian archictecture spanning over 1000 years of history. Napoleon, who unfortunately took […]

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