Celebrating A Table in Venice by Skye McAlpine

My first weekend in Venice was back in 2001, when I was studying abroad in Italy. I had caught a train from Florence and travelled up to explore the city mid-winter. It was freezing cold. There were no tourists sipping Aperol Spritz from fishbowls sized glasses, no crowds of people clogging up the bridges in hopes of scoring the perfect…
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Travel: Postcards from Venice

I’ve been spending a lot of time over the past week talking about Venice. Can you tell I’m in love? In my head, as I was strolling Venetian streets, I was hatching a very specific plan for my future. I’d like to take a month, or three, and write FFG from a rental in this city. There is a magic…
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Style Update: It’s all about an Anthropologie dress

So you’re wondering what to wear for a night out in Venice? I had to ask myself the same question while packing recently. I’d had this dress hanging in the closet for a good month before it had its coming out party on Venetian shores. This is a beauty from Collette Dinnigan – an exclusive for Anthropologie. Don’t tell anyone…
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5 reasons why a Gondola ride in Venice is worth every penny

When in Venice, there are certain things that need to be on the very top of your to do list. Sure, there are the staples like getting lost in the back streets as you explore, being serenaded in the process and enjoying that first bite of a beautiful gelato on a hot and sticky day in the city. Then you…
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FFG Travels: JW Marriott Venice Resort and Spa

When I was twenty years of age, I took my first footstep onto Venetian cobblestones. At the time, I was young, travelling around Europe and had little understanding of just how much there was to see in the world. But, that first step into a floating city was a magical moment. Fast forward fifteen years and I find nothing at…
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