The Best Places to Visit in Venice

Being the most visited city in the world, Venice enjoys the status of being one of the most romantic cities too. The beautiful architecture, winding lanes and bylanes, canals, gondolas and the water taxis make this city what it is. It is one place that is best seen on foot and by getting lost. Here…

Loved-up in Venice

Ah, the fascinating maze called Venice! Reading Shakespeare’s much celebrated play – The Merchant of Venice and watching the enthralling movie – The Italian Job; I had always pictured Venezia (Italian for Venice) as a dreamy city with shades of grey. Walking through the maze like secret stone passages and the fading pastel buildings, we…

Intoxicating Rome!

Smitten With Rome ! Seemingly random things can inspire dreams! Relishing all the delectable Italian pizzas, raviolis and pastas since childhood, and reading all those Keats and Shelly as a student, had always made me want to visit Italy, and Rome in particular. So, as an ardent lover of literature and food, I bided my…

A country within a city – The Vaticano!

Vatican City -The World’s Smallest Country We were on a much anticipated tour of Italy last year, and carving out a full day to visit this smallest independent sovereign state of the world, we took the Metro from Roma Termini to the holy city of Vatican (the most convenient way to reach the Vatican). From…