Discover Venice on a budget!

Gondolas in Venice (as seen from Rialto bridge), Veneto, Italy

Venice, once the thriving merchant centre of the world, is today considered to be a living, breathing museum. As an art historian I am fascinated by the 117 islands that form the Italian cultural heritage site. As a postgraduate student I must stick to a tight budget when travelling abroad. The city thrives on tourism and a trip to Venice

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All roads lead to Venice

St Mark's Square, Venice, Italy

Standing in St Mark’s Square is an unforgettable experience! It may be in the winter when the lines of the surrounding Doge’s Palace and St Mark’s Church are softened by the faint mist drifting in from the nearby water and colors are the muted pastels of the David Hamilton portrait photograph. Or it may be summer, in which case the light is bright,

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Pordenone – another smaller Venice just few kilometres of Venice

Corso Vittorio Emanuele, Pordenone, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

Of all the towns located in the region of Friuli – Venezia Giulia, it is Pordenone which is closest one to Venice, and not only because of the geography. When you explore this town better, you’ll realize that Pordenone is very similar in the overall culture and mentality to Venice. Palazzo comunale and tower of Duomo di San Marco, Pordenone,

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