Before our month in Venice, we were slightly apprehensive about staying in a canal city with a toddler who had just learned to run. In this article, we go over what we learned during out visit. We’ve listed out many of the unique aspects of Venice and how they impact family travel for good and for bad. We also provide some tips for dealing with the challenges and making the most of your time there with children.
In this post we go over all the things you can expect to see when you visit Piazza San Marco (Saint Mark’s Square) in Venice Italy. We talk about how we got our favorite shots, and give some tips for avoiding the crowds and looking for creative angles. We also were lucky to be there for Acqua Alta, the rare event in which Piazza San Marco floods with seawater due to unusually high tides. A lucky break for us photographers.
It’s trendy to dismiss things like gondola rides as tourist traps. And they definitely are tourist traps. But if you find yourself in Venice Italy, we recommend that you give it a try just once. In this post we list out the reasons that we think the pros outweigh the cons, and why it’s an experience you’d regret not having while you are there.
Even though we were taking it slow, four months of travel had left us a little tired by the time we arrived in Venice, Italy. We started looking for a way to take a little vacation from travel (as ridiculous as that sounds), and we discovered that there was a glamping facility just outside the city. We made reservations, and for a few nights we enjoyed a little quiet and luxury. It’s worth opening up this post, just to see how fancy a tent can actually get.