italy travel tip: visit the colorful island of burano

The island of Burano is like something out of a dream: Imagine row after row of the most cheerful, brightly-colored homes, and you’ve got Burano.¬†

italy travel tip: skip the free walking tour, but do wander venice at night

When the hubs and I visited Venice in 2012, I wasn’t all that impressed. Granted, we were staying on a campground one ferry ride away from¬†actual Venice. We took the ferry over in the morning, had a walking tour, then had the afternoon to wander around until our scheduled gondola ride. (A word of advice:Continue reading “italy travel tip: skip the free walking tour, but do wander venice at night”