my post about the venice biennale


The hardest part of visiting Venice is….visiting Venice. In any other place I will willingly bump elbows with throngs of camera-toting tourists in order to stand before a master-piece of art or architecture. Yet, despite Venice’s magnificent cultural endowment, I find it extremely difficult to leave my hotel room.  Venetian hospitality can be so exquisitely sumptuous that it turns this intrepid traveler into a happy agoraphobic. Continue reading