Venice

Flying out of Venice at the crack of dawn

Our flight out of Venice was originally at midday. Some weeks before our flight, Easyjet changed the departure time to 7:10am. 7:10am. I’ll just let that sink in a bit. 7:10am. 7…… 10….. am Really, that means 7am. And Easyjet is one of those budget airlines that insist on everyone…

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Piazza San Marco

On our walk around Venice today, we made it to Piazza San Marco. For those playing at home, you may remember from the walking tour that we did a few days ago, that Piazza San Marco is one of the few Piazzas in Venice, with the rest of the squares…


Fantastic and authentic restaurant in Venice

After our excellent Walking Tour of Venice, we took the advice of our guide and went and ate at a local restaurant. We found Ristorante Pizzeria La Rivetta quite easily at San Polo, 1479. The food was delicious, although we did get entirely different meals than we though we’d ordered….


Venice Free Walking Tour

The Venice Free Walking Tour is a must for anyone travelling to Venice. Our guide, Marialaura, showed us many parts of Venice you’re not likely to see in a guidebook, as well as explanations on certain “Venice only” things.  For example, did you know the only Piazza in Venice is…


Rome to Venice by train with Rail Europe

By far the easiest way to get to Venice from Rome is by train. If you’re booking from Australia, then go to the Australian Rail Europe site, otherwise head to the Worldwide Rail Europe site. Booking early is key.  We booked two First Class seats for $AU174.  We booked in…