Venice: A Photographer’s Dream

Scenic dining venue just off the Grand Canal

Venice is, in my opinion, easily the world’s most breathtaking historic city. I really don’t think any other city comes even close. It’s unique, and at every corner you turn, a new, jaw-dropping sight awaits. Amazing photos can be taken anywhere. Dead-end alleyways, narrow streets, hidden squares and photogenic canals make it a fantastic place to explore on foot. If you’re ever going to get lost ... Read Full Article

Burano: Italy’s Most Colorful Island

canal in Burano

As Venice gets overrun by day trippers from mid-morning to late afternoon, smart travelers escape to Burano, Murano and a couple of other islands in the Venetian Lagoon. The best time of the day to visit Venice is very early in the morning—sunrise—or late in the evening—sunset to midnight, which is when the city is at its calmest and quietest. The light happens to be the best for photography ... Read Full Article

The Outer Islands of Venice: Murano, Burano and Torcello

The colorful houses on Murano

The best of Venice can be seen in two days. So, if you'd like a different experience after the bustle of Venice, you may want to take a day trip to explore one of Venice's outer islands. The nearby islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello, are each unique and can easily be accessed by vaporetto (water taxi). Murano Murano, like Venice, is actually made up of many tiny islands linked by ... Read Full Article