Tag Archives: Unlock your love

Seven books that conjure up the heart and soul of Venice

According to Saint Augustine “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” But sometimes it’s not possible to travel physically. There is a solution, however. The quickest, cheapest and easiest way to fire … Continue reading

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Venetians unite for National Cleaning Day removing graffiti, lovelocks and litter

Venetians are a proud lot. Proud of their city, their history and their centuries-old traditions. And rightly so. Venice is beautiful and deserves to be loved and looked after. So while The Clooneys were (probably) having a lie-in after their celebrity … Continue reading

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Love-locks – True love or vandalism?

No-one is quite sure how the idea of lovelocks started. Some quote a Serbian love story that goes back to World War I. Others say the Chinese started it whilst others point to Italian author Federico Moccia’s book “Ho voglia … Continue reading

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