FREE ADVICE
Browse Our Travel Ads
Receive Our Newsletter
Use Our Search Engine
Discover Hermail.Net
Where's Journeywoman?
 
BEST SHE CAN BE
 
JUST FOR HER
Her Travel Tales
Her Cities of the World
She Travels Solo
She Loves to Cruise
The Older Adventuress
She Travels to Learn
Her EcoAdventures
She's a Biz Traveller
She Shops the World
She Travels with Kids
GirlTalk Cyberguides
 
THINGS SHE LOVES
Men Have Their Say
Travel Love Stories
Tour Guides Worldwide
Restaurants Worldwide
Books She Suggests
We Love Our Sponsors
 
HEALTH & WELLNESS
She Visits Spas
JourneyDoctor Advice
 
CONTACT US
Letter to the Editor
Send a travel tip
Media request
Speaking Engagements
Want to Advertise?
 
LINKS
Bloggers We Recommend



 

Tempur Canada

 

Women Share Secrets About Venice

 

Evelyn Hannon

Do you have a female-friendly tip you'd like to share about visiting Venice? An opinion about the city? Should this destination be saved for a romantic holiday or will a solo traveller or a mom and daughter duo enjoy it just as well? We so appreciate hearing from you and receiving your valuable information. Your women-centered input gives other Journey Women worldwide a head start in planning their own holidays. Click here if you'd like to send your advice. Please put 'Italy' in the subject line and don't forget to tell us what city you're writing from. Thank you, thank you, everybody!

 

Hot showers in Venice station...
We found great gal-friendly beds and showers in Venice last spring. After a long, grungy overnight train ride, my travel pal and I were in desperate need of a shower. Right there, in the train station, are the cleanest, safest, public restrooms in town! For around $3.00, you can get a hot shower, fresh towel included, behind a well-locked door.
Kiera, Ramey, USA

I suggest this little book...
There are many things to see and do in Venice. Go to see San Marco, of course, and the Jewish part of the town called "ghetto", the Biennale, the food market in Rialto, have an aperitif at Zattere at sunset, and to know the best restaurants buy the inexpensive booklet called Osterie di Venezia, written by an Italian woman called Michela Scibilia. It's in English, too. I hope this helps other women. Have a nice stay in my country.
Daniela, Venice, Italy

P.S. I believe the only public kosher restaurant in Venice today is Gam Gam, a restaurant near the Ponte delle Guglie in the ghetto.

Great food in Venice...
I live in London and took a long weekend in Venice. Fabulous! Trattoria alla Madonna - Calle della Madonna, San Polo 594 is near Rialto Bridge and a 10 minute walk from San Marco Square. This lively fish restaurant is popular with tourists and Venetians alike. My friends and I ordered the grilled fish and the pasta plate (Spaghetti al Vongole) which were divine. The waiters are great characters and our very friendly server was telling me his life story within minutes. The one thing he failed to accomplish was to get me to try Spaghetti with Squid Ink. I may like to wear black but eating it was too traumatic. ("Friendly server" took it away without question when I grimaced).
Leslie, London, England

Pasta, pasta, pasta...
Just got back from Italy three weeks ago and loved it. In Venice I suggest a stop at Rizzo to check out their gourmet pasta - all flavors and shapes (some even in the shape of gondolas). Fun to see and the pasta products make interesting, light and packable gifts.
Denise, Schaumburg, USA

Ed. note: Take note that food shops in Venice often close on a Wednesday afternoon and many gift and clothes boutiques stay shut on Monday mornings.

   

 

 

 

More...

Home

 
     

free newsletter | gal-friendly city sites | go-alone travel tips | love stories
travel classifieds | ms. biz | journey doctor | women's travel tales | she goes shopping
what should I wear? | letters to the editor | the older adventuress | travel 101 | girl talk guides
women helping women travel | her spa stop | her ecoadventures | best books
travel with kiddies | shopping | cruise holidays | awards and kudos | home|
search engine