Venice Transportation Guide

Figuring out Venice’s transportation system can be confusing. At least I was confused when I first started doing research for our trip. To save you the hassle, I’ve put together a concise and helpful Venice transportation guide. After all, you’ve got plenty of things to plan for your upcoming holiday to Italy, so this is one less thing to worry … Read More

Getting Lost: Exploring Venice on Foot

posted in: Blog, Europe, Italy, Photo Essays, Venice | 10

Even though its surrounded by water, it’s best exploring Venice on foot. Winding streets. Narrow alleyways. Archaic bridges over canals. It’s easy to get lost in Venice, and I encourage you to get lost when you visit. You should spend at least an afternoon, if not a day, exploring Venice on foot without any plans or maps. Don’t worry, you’ll … Read More

Torre Argentina Roman Cat Sanctuary

Torre Argentina Roman Cat Sanctuary – where cats roam among the ruins in Rome. We both proudly support cat sanctuaries and adoption centres. After all, our two cats, Chickpea and Peanut are both rescued cats that we adopted from shelters in Ontario. We wholeheartedly appreciate the tireless efforts of those who operate animal shelters as they are primarily run by … Read More

Libreria Acqua Alta Bookstore in Venice

posted in: Blog, Europe, Italy, Shopping, Venice | 8

It was the first time that a bookstore had made my bucket list. Don’t get me wrong; I love visiting bookstores. There were several interesting bookstores that I stumbled upon in Italy and of course, I had to take a peek inside to check them out. Ever since I saw a few images of this particular bookshop pop up in … Read More

Tuscan Cuisine Gone Vegan at Konnubio Florence

posted in: Blog, Europe, Florence, Italy, Vegan | 1

I am a travel planner. Maybe as a travel blogger, this is a given. However, as a vegan, this is purely for practical purposes. It’s always good to find places ahead of time where you can find awesome food, right? Particularly if you’re on any sort of special diet, it’s a good idea to do some research ahead of time … Read More

Why You Should Visit Ferrara with a Local

Ferrara, Italy might not be on your radar, but it should be. It’s a city in Emilia-Romagna about 50km north of Bologna, easily accessible by train from both Venice and Florence. Initially when we were planning our three-week vacation in Italy, we didn’t even think about traveling to Ferrara. But, when our friend, Agata asked us, “Why don’t you come … Read More

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