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Visiting Venice’s San Michele Cemetery

Visiting Venice’s San Michele Cemetery

Venice is a city of wonder, where something magical and unexpected seems to be hiding around every corner. But many visitors miss one of the most unique things to see here. Venice’s San Michele Cemetery is located on the Island of San Michele, just a short vaporetto ride from the heart of the city. The final resting place of many

Traveling between Venice and Marco Polo Airport

Traveling between Venice and Marco Polo Airport

The geography of Venice, a collection of islands in a shallow lagoon threaded with narrow canals and split down the middle by the Grand Canal, doesn’t always make for a simple, low-cost journey from airport to hotel. Road vehicles can cross the long bridge that connects Venice to the shore and can get as far as

Where to go in 2016?

Where to go in 2016?

It’s that time of year again, when thoughts turn to possible spring and summer vacation destinations. Travel journalists are particularly good at coming up with lists, so we’ve collated our own list-of-lists. For travellers who prefer to tread where none of your friends have ventured before, we’ve added our own suggestions for cities that haven’t yet made the mainstream,

The Venice Biennale 2015

The Venice Biennale 2015

From art to dance; architecture to film – the Venice Biennale is a showstopper of an event. Running in 2015 from May 9-November 22, the theme of All the World’s Futures has offered creative types myriad ways to express themselves. The Biennale dates back to 1895, when it was limited to just art. The 1930s

Internet access for the smartphone addict in Venice

Internet access for the smartphone addict in Venice

Even if you just can’t live without ‘net access on the Venice leg of your European tour you might balk at the cost of hotel wifi – many hotels charge extra for it and many wifi hotspots in cafes and bars are of the paid-for variety. There is a public wifi network, available in many

Views of Venice

Views of Venice

Last month the JayWay crew gathered in Venice, arriving by plane, train and automobile, for a combined all-hands meeting and research visit. After several years of research visits there, for the 2012 season we are adding Venice to the JayWay destination line-up and yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Many of our guests who come

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