Ready for the Venice Marathon?

Tomorrow don’t be surprised to see hundreds of athletes running along the Zattere, up and down the bridges in the direction of Punta della Dogana: what you’ll see is simply one of the most famous […]

Murano’s glassmaking masters on show

While the Murano glass industry, except for the biggest firms, is in serious crisis and the city is literally flooded with made-in-China junk, Murano’s beautiful Museum of Glass – which is part of the […]

Biennale Musica 2015

A fixture for lovers of contemporary music, Biennale Musica festival opens today and will last for ten days, with a rich programme of concerts, ranging from Twentieth century avant-garde to the last generation of musical […]

Venice’s secret gardens

Looking at it from the window of a plane (or surfing on Google Earth sitting at your PC), Venice appears much greener than it may seem strolling along its streets.
In fact, a surprising number of […]

Steve McCurry on the trail of coffee

In a city of ancient coffee houses, attending two exhibitions in a row on that same subject is all but surprising. After that of Salgado, it’s the turn of another great photographer, Steve McCurry, who […]