Category: Venice

Bellini Club

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Bellini Club

The Travel Professionals are proud to have been hand picked as one of Belmond’s preferred partner and are a member of the Belmond Bellini Club. Belmond is a global collection of 46 iconic hotels, trains and river cruises that brings

San Clemente Palace

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San Clemente Palace

St Regis Venice San Clemente Palace is a unique hotel situated on its own private island in the heart of the Venice lagoon. The hotel, originally a 17th century monastery, sits surrounded by lush gardens with wonderful views of the

Graffiti as Art?

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Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, on the Grand Canal, is an unfinished palace and worth a visit even if you think modern art is just a load of Jackson Pollocks. The museum first opened to the public in 1951 and Peggy

Venetian Food

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Venetian Food

My holiday destinations this year seem to have been inspired by Rick Stein’s latest TV series ‘From Venice to Istanbul’ and it is certainly true that one of the things I love about travel is trying new food and understanding

Lost in Venice

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Lost in Venice

Venice, an enchanting city lying between sea and land, made up of a series of islands and canals, nestling in a lagoon. This unique position, on the edge of continental Europe and the Orient, has made Venice an influential trading port through the ages, shaping

Valentine’s Day

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Valentine Day

            The origin of Valentine’s Day goes back to Christian and Roman traditions, but the reason it has become associated with romantic love seems a little unclear. February has long been observed as a month

Mediterranean Cruise

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Winter blues

This was the third cruise I had been on but this Mediterranean Cruise was all about the destinations for me and this one ticked quite a few boxes for ‘must see’ places to visit! We joined the cruise half way through,