Karen Warren

Exploring The Dorsoduro District, Venice

There are grand churches, world-class galleries and palazzi. Markets, piazzas, and students everywhere. Welcome to Dorsoduro, the relatively peaceful south west corner of Venice. Dorsoduro, The University Quarter Of Venice Dorsoduro is one of six sestieri (districts) of Venice. Bisected by the Giudecca Canal, it consists of the southern part of the city – connected …

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Soul Of Rome By Carolina Vincenti: Book Review

I’ve previously reviewed Secret Rome, a book which scratched beneath the city’s skin to find the places that even the locals don’t know about. But a new title – Soul of Rome from Jonglez Publishing – attempts a seemingly even more impossible quest. Here Carolina Vincenti identifies “30 exceptional experiences” that encapsulate the real Rome, …

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