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Romantic day in Venice



I visited Venice three times before but I can't tell you how different this time was from all the others. It never felt this was without someone I love and I don't think I'll ever dare to return there without him. We had a day only and I was nervous preparing it. I so much wanted him to like it. To me Venice has always been about beauty with subtle romance in the air and, needless to say, about unique local food. I really wanted us to taste it despite Venice's thick touristic cover. And it worked luckily and magically. I would so much want to return...

Venice has great local cuisine, but at the same time it is so full of touristic crapy food that one can easily leave it thinking that those not so fresh street pizzas and humongous colored cookies is all it has to offer. It is so easy to miss Venice's incredible fish market, it's tiny bars serving sparkling prosecco and cicchetti (local style tapas). I'm not even mentioning that Venice is home for risotto in Italy and so it is for tiramisu. Read more...