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Tag Archive | "Venice"

Italy and the Grand Tour: Travelling like an 18th Century Nobleman

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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When you take a gap year before or after university, you may spend it backpacking, volunteering, or working abroad. In the 18th century, however, members of the young noblesse took a gap year of their own and called it the Grand Tour. This Grand Tour was not spent partying in grubby Bolivian hostels, however, but […]

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Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Venice

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

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  The watery wonder of Venice is one of the world’s most captivating visitor destinations for its stunning palaces, romantic canals, magnificent artistic heritage and Renaissance power. Movies, books, TV travel programmes and countless internet pages crammed with photographs have ensured everyone has their own vision of the historic city.   Well-known facts and attractions […]

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Weekend Break In Venice

Monday, April 5, 2010

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Venice is known as a romantic and aesthetically beautiful city in the world, with its several waterways and narrow alleys. It is called by several pet names, such as ‘City of Canals’, ‘City of Bridges’, ‘City of Water’ and ‘Queen of the Adriatic’. It is said that the city of Venice is slowly sinking and […]

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