Category: Venice

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How to survive the tourist crowds in Venice

Hi guys, The tourist seasons has already started and will soon reach its peak (in June). I regularly surf social media and I’ve been seeing a lot of criticism on Venice as it is overrun with tourists crowds that make difficult to enjoy the beauty...

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Aquae 2015 review

Hi guys. Last week we received free tickets for Aquae 2015. Our “regular” office is in front of it and all the companies in the area received free invitations. As you may already know, Aquae 2015 is one of the two locations of Expo 2015...

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Venezia Unica City Pass Review

Hi friends. Friday is finally here, thank God! We met yesterday two awesome guys from New Jersey, friends of Elvio, with whom we talked a little about or project and who helped us with some ideas. I wanted today to analyze and review the Venezia...

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Venice quotes and proverbs

The beauty of Venice, its uniqueness and its peculiar tradition are often depicted in famous quotes or ancient proverbs (Italian and not). We’re using famous quotes about Venice as part of the introduction to each of the chatpers we’re writing and I’ve decided today to...

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5 Things you didn’t know about Oaring a Gondola

Hi guys! Not to boast, but one of the many things your Italian Buddies know how to do is… oaring a gondola. It is actually not that hard and with 10-20 tours you should learn the basics, provided that someone would let you drive a...

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FAQ tourist comments and Venice reviews

Hi guys! Today I was going to work and I heard on the radio some funny reviews people made on TripAdvisor about important touristic location such as the Colosseum, Torre di Pisa, Cappella Sistina and more. So I decided to take a look at all...

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5 Amazing places to see near Venice

Hi guys! Today I would like to change things a little and spend a few words NOT on Venice, but on a few amazing little towns very close to it. You see, every time I get to spend some time with tourists in Venice, I...

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Films set in Venice

Hi guys! As you surely know, a couple of weeks ago George Clooney chose Venice  to celebrate his long awaited wedding. In this occasion, we thought about taking a look back at all the films set in Venice. Italian art films presented us a very...

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Top 5 things to do in Venice

Hi friends! Today with a classic shortlist of the top 5 things to do in Venice. As usual our main goal here will be to have fun and enjoy the most typical things without wasting too much money and time, so let’s get down to...

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How to read an Italian restaurant menu

Hi guys! Sorry for the long absence, as I wrote on twitter, we are working very hard both for Italian Buddy and our “normal” jobs. We have an interesting news coming up next week, but let’s focus on today’s subject. I know it’s quite difficult...

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