Gondola Ride in Venice, Italy: Expensive or not?

Initially my friends and I hadn't planned to do a gondola ride in Venice. I'd heard all sorts of stories about how expensive it was and I didn't feel it was worth breaking the bank. It's the kind of thing you reserve for a romantic...

Buying Venetian Masks in Veniceland, Venice

Whilst it's not often that I'm invited to masquerade parties, it's still nice to have a handmade Venetian mask just in case the invitation arrives. They're pretty sexy and make a great souvenir from your trip to Venice. The problem is, there are Venetian masks everywhere...

Hostel Review: Camping Fusina, Venice, Italy

If you're thinking, "Is there cheap accommodation in Venice?" let me tell you, Italy is not the easiest country to find hostels and cheap accommodation. When I looked at hostels in Venice, I couldn't find many- they seemed to be fully booked or had horrendous...