Shopping in Venice

Carnevale Masks shop, San Polo, Venice, Italy

Shopping in Venice Masks, Costumes Dolls Glassware Lace Paper products Fabrics Bead jewellery Lithographs Venice is famous for several local crafts that have been produced here for centuries and are hard to get elsewhere: the glassware from the island of Murano, the delicate lace from Burano (rarely found now, most of it’s from China though […]

Gay and Lesbian Venice

Carnevale, Venice, Italy

Gay and Lesbian Venice: In February, Carnevale is a meeting point for gay people, but apart from that, although it’s a marvellous city (and in spite of Truman Capote’s famous quote: “Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go”), if you’re looking for gay-specific action: “Masks off, Venice has not that much […]