Arrival to Vienna

Getting from the airport to the center of Vienna
Flughafen Wien Schwechat is about 16 km from the city center. Travel from the airport to the city center is not a problem, because there are several different modes of transport. Unfortunately, they are not cheap, as well as the capital of Austria itself. Anyway to Vienna can be reached through:
City Airport Train
Frequency of courses: about 30 minutes
ticket price: about 10 euros each way, … Continue reading Arrival to Vienna

Italian cuisine in Venice

Italian cuisine is one of the most famous, but also the healthiest in the world. This is due to the ingredients that are its inexpensive base. In the Italian cuisine dominated mainly fishes, seafood, vegetables, fruits, herbs and olive oil. Very tasty are also local cheeses and breads. In general, they are made in small factories where particular attention is paid to the quality of the product.
The most common variation is of course Italian home cooking. … Continue reading Italian cuisine in Venice

Theater, cinema, opera, philharmonic in Venice

For many years, Venice associated with, so-called, high culture and art. Here are also numerous competitions or film biennials. Every year to the city come international film stars, only to hear the verdict of the jury.
It is also worth mentioning that in Venice International Film Festival takes place. It is considered the oldest event of this kind in the world. Its origins date back to 1932, when a decision about the creation of the festival took Count Giuseppe Volpi di Misurata. … Continue reading Theater, cinema, opera, philharmonic in Venice

Pubs, cafes and nightclubs in Venice

Pubs, Clubs, Restaurants
Italy is famous from its cuisine. It is not surprising that the passion for Mediterranean cuisine is reflected in the amount of bars, pubs, restaurants and cafes.
Antica Trattoria Poste Vecie, San Polo 1608
It is a nice and elegant restaurant. Its menu consists mainly fish and seafood and dishes with rice and cornmeal.
La Caravella, Via XXII Marzo
It is relatively expensive, but at the same time sophisticated and elegant restaurant. … Continue reading Pubs, cafes and nightclubs in Venice

Shopping in Venice

Being in Venice is necessary to go for shopping. Here are both elegant shops, famous brands, as well as retail outlets where you can buy handicrafts.
Most shopping centers are located along the main streets of the city and near to the Piazza Feretto. There are: Standa, Upim and Coin (Mestre). Elegant fashion stores can be found mainly in Piazza San Marco (eg. Al. Duca d’Aosta or Giuliadue). In addition, … Continue reading Shopping in Venice

Festa del Redentore

Redentore celebration is a local holiday in Venice, held every year on the third Sunday of July.
Was established shortly after bubonic plague stopped in 1576. A characteristic feature of this festival is to build a bridge of boats, which links Venice with Giudecca island. On Saturday evening also held a fireworks show, and since 2007 the Festa del Redentore celebration is also accompanied by music. … Continue reading Festa del Redentore

The Carnival of Venice

Venetian carnival is the European equivalent of the carnival in Brazil. Italians start very early to celebrate, because the first masqueraders appear on the streets of Venice as early as the second day of Christmas. The biggest crowds gather mainly in the New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, but it’s Epiphany is the climax of the Venetian fun. Its crowning is midnight from Tuesday on Ash Wednesday, when Lent begins.
Italians celebrate carnival rather pompously and in large numbers. … Continue reading The Carnival of Venice

Taxi – gondolas in Venice

Gondola taxi
In Venice, the role of traditional taxis serve gondolas. They are considered to be one of the oldest means of communication in the waters of the lagoon, as they were used since the seventh century. To this day, they are associated with singing gondoliers, romanticism and sunset. Unfortunately, although this is a nice trip, but this is not the cheapest.
Gondolas are slender, shapely boats which, although they seem delicate and tipping, … Continue reading Taxi – gondolas in Venice