A Norwegian woman living in Venezia sharing with you her everyday life in this Italian city, as well as stories from the people who have lived – and live here. VickyVenezia is also providing suggestions for places to experience while visiting Venezia and the Veneto region. 

A walk along the laguna

It is as spring has already come to Venice. The sun is shining from a clear blue sky. The weather is hot and people are  sitting outside at the many restaurants. This…

Local spot in Canareggio

Canareggio is one of the areas of Venice where you can still find a lot of locals. Old men having their ombra ( small glass of wine) at one of the many…

Lunch with la mamma italiana

La mamma italiana is famous all over the world. You have seen her in dozens of movies and pictures: Devoted to the pasta, to the home and to the family. I am…

Venice in waiting

New Years Eve in Venice: Magnificent fireworks exploding over the laguna, narrow streets filled with joyful, young Venetians in bowtie and high heels. For one night the city returned to the ambiance…

Al Vecio Forno

In a narrow street right by the Frari church, you will find Al Vecio Forno. Three brothers from Napoli moved to Venice and all started their own restaurants. Al Vecio Forno is…

Christmas in Venice

Christmas has its own way of making any place, any city, a little bit more beautiful than usual, more magical and sacred. Venice maybe even more so. In a city of palazzi…

Breakfast the Italian way

Coming from Norway, I am not used to eating sweets for breakfast, but I have to admit that I have adapted to the Italian breakfast quite fast. The typical Italian breakfast consists…

Cantiere 74: Shopping for him and her

Cantiere 74, two shops right off the Square of Santa Maria Formosa. One dedicated to women, the other to men. Marta and Steffano, the couple behind the shops have a broad variety…