• The Redentore Feast in Venice

    The Redentore Feast in Venice

    Every true Venetian looks forward to a specific time of the year, that of the Redentore Feast (or Redeemer Feast), that this year will be held on July 15th and 16th (it’s traditionally the third [...]

  • Casanova’s Itinerary in Venice

    Casanova’s Itinerary in Venice

    Nowadays, people not only see Casanova as the most famous Venetian womanizer of all times, but they imagine him looking like Heath Ledger. That’s because, though Casanova’s story has always been fascinating, once the Italian [...]

  • Venice and its gondolas – from the Squero to the Canal

    Venice and its gondolas – from the Squero to the Canal

    In Venice, do you go by foot or by boat? If your choice is boat, then as history dictates, with true Venetian luxury and style, you go by gondolas. These rowing boats, iconic modes of [...]

The 2017 Biennale’s Top Eight Artists

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Performance, sculpture, restoration of the past: there are so many topics at the 57th Venice Art Biennale (ends on November 26, 2017), so much food for thought and art to admire. We’ve selected the 2017 [...]

The Redentore Feast in Venice

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Every true Venetian looks forward to a specific time of the year, that of the Redentore Feast (or Redeemer Feast), that this year will be held on July 15th and 16th (it’s traditionally the third [...]

The history of Spritz and its variations

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Prosecco, bitter (an Italian aperitif) and selz (highly sparkling water) make a typical aperitif that from Veneto has spread all over Italy. But the Spritz has a long, varied and charming history, showing how the [...]

Casanova’s Itinerary in Venice

Nowadays, people not only see Casanova as the most famous Venetian womanizer of all times, but they imagine him looking like Heath Ledger. That’s because, though Casanova’s story has always been fascinating, once the Italian [...]

Philippe Starck

An international superstar, Philippe Starck is one of the world’s biggest names in architecture and design. How well do you know him? Probably quite well, if you’ve been to PalazzinaG: you’ve slept in a room [...]

Venetian mirrors in history, art and design

Although Venice and Murano are mainly known for their glasswork, there is a version of them deserving a separate chapter: it’s the Venetian mirrors, beautiful works of craftsmanship giving the Laguna houses an unparalleled charm. [...]