Venice is the most romantic place I've ever been. Last year I had the opportunity to visit during Carnival, which was especially fun!
A couple of my friends and I took a weekend trip stayed in the most beautiful home. Bruce, our cheerful and welcoming host, greeted us at the train station fully decked out in costume for Carnival. His wife even made fresh fruitcake for us to enjoy.
We spent the weekend wandering aimlessly along the streets, eating homemade pasta, throwing confetti around, enjoying happy hour at a cute little wine bar. I love being spontaneous when I travel. We found so many hidden gems in Venice, like the beautiful outdoor bookstore pictured above.
Saturday morning, we planned to visit Murano to watch some glass blowing artisans and shop in the little glass boutiques. It was freezing and raining, but we braved the weather and took the ferry over to the island. Even in the rain, Murano was gorgeous.
By nighttime, the weather cleared up, so we celebrated with confetti... and dessert. (I had a pink meringue!)
Such a perfect weekend. Arrivederci, Venice! Until next time.
Thanks for stopping by. A little about me — I have a latte each morning and drink about 7 cups of tea a day (not exaggerating.) I live in Atlanta where I'm going to law school. I like long distance running and I love my city and I love exploring our beautiful earth. I believe in following our passions & being free.
I started this blog to document and share my favorite moments while traveling. This is a place where I process my ideas, share the aches and joys of my heart, speak truth, and shine light on the beauty I see in the world.
I've realized that what I probably love most about traveling is the same thing I love about writing — the way it connects me to myself and other people. I hope as you read my words, you feel connected to our shared humanity.
Thank you for reading. :)
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