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Venice Cafe Florian

Venice: the “Blue Danube” Live from Piazza San Marco

The Café Florian Quintet plays Strauss's famous Waltz in St Mark's Square, Venice After a vigorous rendition of Ravel's "Bolero", the small, five-piece orchestra on the stage outside the famous Café"Florian" in Piazza San Marco strike up the opening bars of Strauss's "Blue Danube" … [Read More...]

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Eating and Drinking

Paradise Lost

An Encounter with Paradiso Perduto’s Charming Chef

PARADISO PERDUTO - A SEAFOOD RESTAURANT AND HOTSPOT IN VENICE: On our brief visit to Venice, we went looking for Paradiso Perduto (Paradise Lost), a seafood restaurant on Fondamenta della Misericordia in the Cannaregio district. Jonathan Phang had dined at this restaurant when he was doing his … [Read More...]

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Getting Around

Piazzale Roma

Piazzale Roma – A Hub for all Venice Transport

Piazzale Roma - the Gateway for all Venice Transport: Piazzale Roma has none of the charms of the many Venetian piazzas and campos. This large Venetian square at the western end of the island is a major hub for all Venice transport and the thousands of people who use the square every day are … [Read More...]

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Starhotels Splendid Venice

A Pleasant Stay at the Splendid Hotel in Venice

A Large Roof-top Balcony and a Spacious Room at the Splendid Hotel: From Torcello we caught a water taxi to the private pier of the Splendid Hotel, a block back from Piazza San Marco. The Splendid Hotel Venice is a four-star hotel set on a canal … [Read More...]

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