8 tips for visiting Venice’s Carnival on any travel budget

Jennifer and her husband, Tim, at Venice Carnival

Our Italy insider, Jennifer Dombrowski, gives us the best tips for visiting Venice’s Carnival, held each year in the lead-up to Ash Wednesday (which this year is March 5). Check out more of her Italy insider tips in 12 Things You Never Knew About Italy and Venice’s Biggest Tourist Traps and How to Avoid Them. […]

Masquerading at Carnevale di Venezia


A white wig of curls and a plume of feathers piled high on my head and donning a burgandy Victorian dress, my husband and I hopped the train headed to Venice for its most famous 10-day street party: Carnevale. I felt like a movie star must feel every day as people at our local train […]