Isola del Lazzaretto Nuovo: Quarantine Island of the Venetian Lagoon

June 23, 2015 | Posted in HISTORIC PLACES | By

View from atop the perimeter wall on Lazzaretto Nuovo.

Are you a traveler who likes to explore unusual and offtrack places while on vacation? Planning a trip to Venice in the future? Then one place I recommend visiting while staying in Venice is the island of Lazzaretto Nuovo…

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Torcello – The First Venice

June 10, 2015 | Posted in HISTORIC PLACES | By


One of my absolute favorite places to visit while in Venice, Italy is the quiet, rural island of Torcello. Many tourists bypass Torcello or perhaps only spend an hour or so there, instead focusing on nearby Murano and Burano in the northern Venetian lagoon…

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