Episode #2: Venice, Italy

Welcome to Episode #2 of the Liberated Traveler. In this podcast we escape to the alluring Venice, Italy. I have complied a list of 17 experiences to ensure you make the most of your trip to Venice.

Venice by Vaporetto: Rialto

Exploring Venice by vaporetto allows you to take advantage of this easy form of public transportation while seeing the majestic city from the water. Let’s explore the sights of Rialto.

Venice Vaporetto 101

The Venice Vaporetto is by far my favorite public transportation. The stop is a dock and the vehicle is a boat. If you are looking for a how-to or some simple tips, read for more information.

Travel Journey of the Week: Florence

I regret not getting very many photos of Florence on my trip a couple years ago.  It was a city that many had told me was THE place to go in Europe, and it just overwhelmed me.  Now that I think back, it feels as if my two days there were a blur.  I’d love…

Interesting Italian Tidbits

I took a tiramisu class last weekend that blended some Italian language lessons and culture.  Our teacher, Fabiana, has Italian in her blood and has spent a descent amount of time in Italy.  She shared some of her experiences with us, and there were two that blew my mind. I am so used to how…

Learning Italian While Making Tiramisu

Dabble has got to be one of the coolest ideas I’ve ever heard of.  Basically, you pay a reasonable amount of money for a couple of hours filled with something you enjoy.  Learn something new, try new activities, meet new people; it is just a fantastic idea. I attended my first class today: Make Tiramisu…

Burano, Italy

Burano is one of the islands in the Venetian Lagoon.  Enjoy the scenic, and often refreshing 45 minute boat ride to the color palette village.  In the crushing heat of the summer, I know nothing better (other than gelato) that cools like a vaparetto ride. Burano is a fishing village with brightly colored buildings to…

Hiking in the Cinque Terre

The five villages that make up the Cinque Terre have unique personalities.  One of the best ways to see each village is by hiking the trail that connects them.  These trails are not for everyone though.  If you are a beginner, or are looking for more of a stroll, I recommend the Via dell’Amore which…